Furniture Restoration – Revive, Enhance and Capitalise This post may contain affiliate links. If you purchase an item through a link, I may receive a small commission at no extra charge to yourself. Furniture suffers from the ravages of time….stains, scrapes, loose joints……but with a little tender loving care you can restore furniture to its former glory and enhance its value. In its simplest form furniture restoration is applying a stripper, scraping the old finish off, sanding and applying an attractive, modern finish. Of course the furniture may also have structural problems to repair like loose joints or broken legs….