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Homemade wood stain

wood stain,vinegar,steel wool,make your own,diy
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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Product Review: Krylon Exterior Wood Stain Spray Can Application

Krylon Wood Stain review.
Krylon Wood Stain review.

The Mission: To review the new product line of Krylon spray can applications of its semi-transparent exterior wood stains. I was contacted by a marketing company working on behalf of Krylon to review the product. They sent me samples of the following items: Semi-Transparent Cedar, Redwood, Rustic Brown and Honey Gold.



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Rocker Restoration

Child rocker restoration.
Child rocker restoration.

This rocker was in need of repair. A friend of mine asked if I could fix it so that she could give it to her grandchild from Christmas. I received the rocker two weeks prior to the festive holiday. So this is what a 48 year old rocker looks like. Surprisingly, its in very good shape except for the obvious cracked blade and a few loose tenons.



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