I'm tackling the things on my to-do list today. Namely, the table. I started by sanding:
I'm not interested in getting it perfectly clean. Mostly because I have no idea what I'm going to do with it. (Glossy paint?) I did want to get any rings, staining, and minor scarring off. So then I did a light sand on the legs:
And then I flipped it over so I could tighten said legs and perhaps put an end to the wobbliness. No such luck. What I found was that the bottom shelf of the table had split (the majority of the piece is solid, but the bottom is three layers of wood pressed together.) I have no idea how to fix this without completely re-making the shelf, which I'd rather not do.
What the broken leg looks like:
What it should look like: