Working on a live edge table I got. It's HUGE. No idea what kind of wood it is. Wood top is very thick and in REALLY bad condition. Have stripped it twice using a gel stripper, and started sanding it out.
Had to remove a few of the knots because they were rotten all the way through, so now the table has a few holes in it. That's all ok, I like the raw look as it suits the table.
My concern is this. I can't seem to remove all the dark stain, so the table is all blotchy.
I plan on staining it again to a dark brown, so do I need to keep going and remove more stain? Or can I just condition the wood and stain it dark on top of what is left.
Please see the pics I have included.
Pretty sure the table had been left outside for a while.
We are also trying to remove whatever filler is in it.
Thanks for any help/suggestions!
This is my first big refinishing project.