What are you most proud of? Having an historical piece of productive furniture - if I can get it to work. Otherwise, I will be proud of it holding up vases of beautiful flowers. My determination to bring her back to life (remind me of this from time to time please, as I cannot tell you how many projects I've started only to...... well, I could tell you but then.... you get the drift. :-) What advice would you give someone starting this project? Be patient with yourself. It didn't accumulate all that dirt in a day, so don't expect it to come off in one, either.