I'm more of a mechanic type, with very little refinishing experience...so thanks for any/all advice!
I have a circa 1908 round oak table that my father stripped and refinished in the late 60's. He used Briwax liming wax (which I have located and purchased).
After 50 years of near daily mealtime use, I really want to restore the tabletop to it's 60's finish (to match the rest of the dining set that he also refinished). It has several areas that have become quite dark, and other areas where it appears all of the wax has completely worn off, showing the more typical oak look.
Primarily, I only plan on doing the top, as the skirt and legs are 95% as good as the day he finished them. It seems like it should be pretty simple, but I am not sure how best to proceed. Details would be greatly appreciated. Also, I am wondering if, after I finish, can/should I apply polyurethane or something else that will better protect?