Tags » Tung Oil

The Hope Chest

Martha side-steps her way past the busy work tables toward the back of the wood-shop. “Tom, where are you? Tom!”   

“Mom, you’re early.”  

“I know, but we gotta go. 111 more words

Flash Fiction

Favorite Paints and Finishes

I sometimes get asked what kind of paint, or what finish should be used on a certain project, I’m not an expert but, I thought I would share with you some of my favorite options.   1,571 more words

A little tray and some time to chill

A simple little wooden tray to keep some small tea canisters nice and tidy in my work desk drawer. Using some more of my supply of pretty recycled hardwood fence pailings that I just can’t seem to exhaust. 401 more words

Woodwork Projects

Over-Stove Nesting Chopping Boards

A set of boards to go over our gas stove top when we need some serious bench space. My wife has been asking me for these for a year so it was about time I put this project to the top of my list. 1,030 more words

Woodwork Projects

@WeberGrills Wooden Handle Treatment

So I had been debating whether to use Spar Varnish or Tung Oil on the untreated wood handles for one of my lucky Weber Kettles.  After long deliberation and consulting a couple of my trusted lobstermen Captains Mark Ring and Pete Mondello I decided to go with the Tung oil. 97 more words

Weber Kettle

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. 1,354 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