He laid it on it's back and started in with the denatured alcohol and it is amazing what it does with the old varnishes. If you try it make sure you were strong solution gloves with it because it can ruin your hands.
It takes out the bad scratches and cleans all the old dirt and cleaning products off of the finish. Then you can re varnish.
I decided I like the looks of the paper piecing, but it looked naked. So I made centers and they look more like flowers now.
Had to have a black center for this one. The gold on the gold didn't make it.
They look more finished now. I just need to decide on the background and I may use two different ones to make them stand out.