how to restore a wooden coffee table

Restoring a Wooden Coffee Table


Over time, wooden coffee tables can become scratched, faded and worn out. As the centerpiece of a room, a wooden coffee table should be in top condition to showcase the room’s style. To restore a wooden coffee table back to its original luster and beauty, there are a few steps you can follow.

Steps to Restore

  • Clean with warm water, mild soap, and a soft cloth.
  • Use light pressure and move the cloth in the direction of the wood grain.
  • Rinse off with warm water and dry with a soft cloth.
  • Sand away surface scratches with a fine sandpaper.
  • Increase the grit of the sandpaper gradually until the scratch is gone.
  • Dust off any debris from sanding.
  • Apply wood stain to bring out the color of the wood and match the original color.
  • Allow the stain to dry, and apply a protective finish to seal the wood.


Following these steps can help to restore wooden coffee tables to their original beauty and as a centerpiece to a room. With the right materials, it’s a fairly easy process that requires minimal effort.

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