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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

Builders' World

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


Fishing Bay, VA

We arrived here on Friday, one day.  Long trip. Had engine problems, lots of wind, no wind, wind in the wrong places….

Anyway, we’ve been sitting in Fishing Bay, Va, through the deluges of rain.   456 more words


Sandboats, Washboards, Wildlife and Steam.

Spring brings longer, lighter, sunnier days, perfect for boat restorers…. also perfect for the garden to burst into life requiring boat restorers to spend rather a lot of their time mowing, strimming, clipping and digging instead of sanding, scraping, sawing and scarfing. 942 more words

Starting Over...

Some basic design elements for our new house:

Wood: (including Charred Cedar)

Some really helpful videos that gave me the confidence to try this:

The charring is surprisingly easy to do with a little practice. 438 more words

Passive House

Stain samples, now that's excitement!

You’ve probably heard the old saying, “as exciting as watching paint dry.” What’s the next most exciting? Watching stain samples dry, of course. Or perhaps reading about stain samples? 653 more words


Mid-Century Sideboard

I live in a house with traditional and antique furniture but I love mid-century modern design.  It’s partly nostalgic for me because I grew up in the 50’s and 60’s and partly because I love the clean lines and the look of the wood in a lot of the furniture.  391 more words

Chalk Painting