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Shellac Vs. Tung Oil

I promised to write about Shellac and tung Oil after I finished my rack (the first one), so here it is. I should mention that this post is not about which finish is better as much as it is about my experience with each one. 1,272 more words


Bringing an Antique Drafting Table back to Life

*Sponsored – Although this post is sponsored, all comments and views are my own.

Earlier this year I jumped head first into the world of stain art and artistic painting with wood stains.   620 more words

Painting And Faux Finishes

Cedar Siding Delivered...


For our siding, we’re using an old Japanese technique for preserving wood called Shou-Sugi-Ban (aka: charred cedar — although any number of species of wood could work). 2,099 more words

Passive House

Soaking up the sun

Well now that the rain, thunder and lightning is just a memory, we can get some wood carving done. Up here among the trees the lightning was quite an awesome sight as we watched the thin slivers of light go to the ground. 491 more words


Hardwood Flooring Natural Stone Floors

Hardwood Flooring Natural Stone Floors

Hardwood flooring is said to be an environmentally-friendly flooring option for your home.

It comes in a variety of bamboo, oak, walnut, maple, cork flooring and more. 259 more words


Lost Your Tung? A Brilliant Oil for Wood Care

TBS stocks Pure Tung Oil, from Liberon. Not heard of it before? Well, it’s also called China Wood Oil and is made by pressing the seeds of the… 200 more words


TV Stand: Complete!

Hey everyone, I just finished the TV Stand!

I ended up putting on two coats of Formby’s Tung Oil (low gloss). I just rubbed it on with an old cotton shirt and let each coat dry 24 hours before doing the other coat. 99 more words