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Rhyan End Table – Part 3 (Finished)

I mentioned in my last post that I had taken last week off and although I had completed a fair number of chores, I procrastinated on adding my final applications of top coat to the night stand. 827 more words


Milking It - Part III: Fin

I finished up the milk painted bench and I’m happy to report it’s been in use for about two weeks. My experience with “Real” milk paint wasn’t as easy as I’d thought. 564 more words

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Rhyan End Table – Part 2

So November 5 was my birthday so I had decided to celebrate by taking the entire week off work. You would have thought that I would have accomplished an amazing number of tasks in the shop but alas, I only managed a few. 480 more words


Rhyan End Table - Part 1

I found the free plans for this build on the Ana White website. This site isn’t for uppity woodworkers (or should I say wood craftsman??) rather it is a wonderful place for average folks like me to find all kinds of DIY inspiration. 837 more words


Milking It - Part II

After reading all the good advice today (thanks everyone!) I was quite confident going into coat two. I mixed everything at the 2:1 ratio of water to paint like yesterday. 363 more words

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Milking It - Part I

I tried my hand at milk paint tonight (Real Milk Paint).

I followed the instructions from company with the ratio provided by Chris’ in a recent… 97 more words

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Wow!  It has been a while since I added anything to the blog…  Paula has kept me chained in the Workshop working on furniture! Over the Summer, we were able to enjoy several weekends at the house and just returned from a week long vacation there. 333 more words

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