Polishing Wood Furniture with Steel Wool

A hand rubbed finish on hardwood furniture is achieved in part by rubbing the wood with steel wool. Find out how to get this effect in this free video.

About the Author

Curtis W. Martin is a third-generation antiques restorer. He began working in his father's furniture repair business when he was 10 years old, and hasn't been able to get the sawdust out of his veins since. Curt graduated from North Carolina State University's industrial engineering program with a Bachelor of Science in Furniture Manufacture and Management. He has owned and operated Martin Woodworking since 1998.