Sunday, October 1, 2017

Quickies - Two Chairs and A Money Drawer

quick makeovers, Howard's Restor-A-Finish, Vintage chairs, NCR money drawer
A menage a trois for Sunday's Quickies post.

Two chairs and one money drawer earn makeovers taking only a few minutes.

First this pair of chairs.

Old with caned seats.

In good solid shape.

The finish was okay but the wood was dry.

Out came my trusty can of Howard's Restor-A-Finish in Golden Oak. 

I have used this product for decades and swear by it.

No, there is no payment for this endorsement.

This is the after - five minutes later.

Beautiful result.

The two of them basking in the sun.

NCR money drawer from a cash register.

Again okay shape - missing some parts - but the wood is dry.

Soak it in Restor-A-Finish and watch it gleam.

I was careful to not damage the labels.

Label on the back.

The drawer sold the first hour it was in the booth.

The chairs are still available in Booth W-10 Riverfront Antique Mall North Augusta South Carolina.

See y'all!

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  1. What a difference that restorer makes. Love the cash drawer and not surprised it went fast. The chairs are pretty and will sell soon I should think!

  2. Howard's Restor-A-Finish is a miracle maker!!! I love how it treated the wood. Next time I need something for dry wood, I'm going to have to ask you, because I'll forget!

    I wish I could have had that cash drawer, but alas, it's gone to someone else who won't treat it as well as I would.

  3. I love those quick makeovers. I use Howard's Buff & Wax but have never used the Restor-A-Finish. I will have to look into that!!!
    Your items look great all spiffed up! xo Diana

  4. The chairs look great now! Wonder what the person who bought it is gonna use that cash drawer for? It looked great too! Not familiar with Howard's Restora Finish, altho I think I've heard of it. Is it like Seeds Wood Dressing? Like an oil you put on?

  5. Not surprised the cash drawer went fast. Beautiful piece of history. Glad you could shine it up some. Love the chairs too. Have a great new week.

  6. I LOVE Howard's! It just does wonders.

  7. Going to have to try that stuff.


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