Homemade wood stain

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homemade wood stain

I read so much about vinegar and steel wool, and finally caved in and decided to see what all the hubub was about. I used a mason jar with one wad of steel wool and filled it with white vinegar (5% acetic acid).

 

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Christmas Candles #129

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Completed project

With the pattern in hand (downloadable PDF available to purchase in our online store), its easy to make changes to a woodworking plan. In this case we took a 15 inch tall candle and made it 36 inches tall. Why? Why not! 🙂

 

 

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Refinishing an outdoor rocking chair

Refinishing a rocking chair.
Refinishing a rocking chair.

A woodworking friend, Bryan Cowing, made this cedar rocker for me a few years back. Its been parked on our covered porch since then. At the time I had put a couple of coats of clear wood finish. With the deck recently rebuilt, the idea came to refinish the rocker.

 

 

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