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A Guide to Table Care for Spray Finish Wooden Tables by Black Copper Woodworking

At Black Copper Woodworking, we take pride in crafting exquisite wooden tables that stand the test of time. Our tables, finished with a meticulous spray finish, not only exude natural beauty but also require special care to maintain their luster. In this guide, we'll walk you through essential tips and techniques to ensure your spray finish wooden table remains a stunning centerpiece in your home.

Understanding Spray Finish

Before diving into the care instructions, let's briefly understand what a spray finish is and why it's beneficial for wooden tables. A spray finish involves evenly applying a protective layer of finish using a spray gun. This method results in a smooth, durable, and aesthetically pleasing surface, enhancing the wood's natural grain and color.

Cleaning Your Spray Finish Wooden Table

Proper cleaning is the cornerstone of table care. Here's how to keep your table looking its best:

  1. Dust Regularly: Use a soft, lint-free cloth or microfiber duster to remove dust and debris. Frequent dusting prevents particles from scratching the finish.

  2. Gentle Wiping: For light cleaning, dampen a clean cloth with water and gently wipe the table's surface. Avoid abrasive cleaners or harsh chemicals that can damage the finish.

Dealing with Spills and Stains

Accidents happen, but with prompt action, you can minimize damage:

  1. Blot Spills: If a spill occurs, blot it immediately with a clean, dry cloth to prevent it from seeping into the wood.

  2. Mild Soap Solution: For stubborn stains, mix a solution of mild dish soap and water. Dampen a cloth, wring it out well, and gently wipe the stained area. Rinse with a clean, damp cloth, and dry thoroughly.

Protecting Your Table

Preventative measures can go a long way in preserving your table's beauty:

  1. Use Coasters and Placemats: Place coasters under beverages and placemats under dishes to protect the finish from heat, moisture, and scratches.

  2. Avoid Direct Sunlight: Prolonged exposure to direct sunlight can cause fading and drying of the wood. Position your table away from harsh sunlight or use curtains and blinds to shield it.

Maintaining the Finish

Over time, your spray finish may need a little extra care:

  1. Polishing: Use a high-quality furniture polish specifically designed for wooden surfaces. Apply it sparingly with a soft cloth, following the product's instructions.

  2. Waxing: Depending on the finish, occasional waxing can add an extra layer of protection and shine. Always use a wax designed for spray-finished wood.


Investing in a spray finish wooden table from Black Copper Woodworking means investing in a piece of artistry and craftsmanship. By following these care guidelines, you can ensure that your table retains its beauty and remains a cherished part of your home for generations to come.

If you have any questions or need further assistance with table care, please don't hesitate to contact us. We're here to help you enjoy your Black Copper Woodworking table to the fullest.

Thank you for choosing us to be a part of your home.


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