Damaged Door Restoration – Stage 1
The first steps to saving and restoring a door are to remove all door hardware and glass. Next, we repair the dry rot and UV damaged wood and then strip it of its original varnish finishing coat:
In the second stage we seal and stain the wood.
To preserve these classic wood doors they had to be treated with a sealant and then stained to bring back their original wood tones and finish:
In the third stage the restored door gets either refinished or new hardware.
The final coats of stain and varnish are applied in the third step of the restoration and re-sanded if necessary to bring out a premium quality finish to a piece of National history.
The “After View” of this door restoration shows the true value and craftsmanship.
Finally, we get to see the finished door restoration completed! A true masterpiece or past workmanship and present day wood restoration expertise.