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Re: Wood Trim

>-- [ From: Huw Powell * EMC.Ver #3.1a ] --
>You'd probably have to strip the clear coat.  Then oil it religiously with
>tung oil.<snip>

And Bob Myers writes:

<<But the wood part of this trim sandwich is tissue paper thin.  I can't
imagine that it would be durable enough to survive even an occasional light

I think if one were to consult an antique furniture restorer you could find a
suitable chemical stripper. This combined with some fine steel wool would
prep for re-finishing. While I love oiled finishes...unless one is going to
lovingly look after it, a modern water based hardwood finish might be better
for in-car use. Thin veneers have been used for many years on fine furniture
which is very re-finishable. The most daunting part of this job IMO is
removal and re-installation of all the trim (without destroying it) since it
would need to come out of the car to properly re-finish. Good luck...and HTH

Mike Veglia
87 5kcstq (no wood)
85 4ksq (for sale, no wood, no leather)
79 UN-30 "Wildflower" (almost no wood, and still too damm much to keep up!)