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55 Must-Read Cleaning Tips & Tricks

55 Must-Read Cleaning Tips & Tricks

Wood Butter – A Recipe for finishing your wood cooking implements.

Wood Butter - A Recipe for Your Utensils!

Wood Butter - A Recipe for Your Utensils is not a food post but one sharing how to make a product I love for the care and condition of the utensils you use.

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Furniture Makeover: Weathered Driftwood Furniture Finish

If you like a weathered driftwood furniture finish on your furniture but can't afford the price, I have an easy and affordable DIY option for you. | In My Own Style

vintage dresser before and after makeover, painted furniture

Vintage Dresser Before and After Makeover

vintage dresser before and after makeover, painted furniture

It’s amazing what a coat of gel stain can do to restore a tired-looking piece of furniture. The cool part is that you don’t need to strip the old finish for this to work.

How to Refinish Furniture

Learn how to refinish furniture faster and easier by avoiding stripping. A seasoned pro tells you how to clean, repair and restore old worn finishes without messy chemical strippers. Furniture refinishing will be easier from here on out!

Midnight Blue Sleek Tall Boy Finished in Fusion Mineral Paint

Shabby Chic to Mid Century Modern Sleek • Fusion™ Mineral Paint

Can you believe that that one pot of Fusion Mineral Paint can give you SO many different looks? Just like your favourite jacket, it just depends on how you wear it. You can glam it up, dress it down, add details or keep it simple. It’s all up to you! Check out some of the …

Simple tricks to repair common problems in wood furniture, i.e. dents, water rings, damaged veneer

How to Refinish Furniture

Simple tricks to repair common problems in wood furniture, i.e. dents, water rings, damaged veneer

How to Stain Wood Evenly Without Getting Blotches and Dark Spots  Get a perfect finish on even hard-to-stain woods like cherry and pine. (Douglas fir has a particular problem too.)

How to Stain Wood Evenly Without Getting Blotches and Dark Spots

Woods like cherry, pine and birch can become blotchy and unattractive when stained, unless you use a sealer before staining. Learn how to stain wood.

How to Stain Wood Evenly Without Getting Blotches and Dark Spots. Get a perfect finish on even hard-to-stain woods like cherry and pine. Woods like cherry, pine and birch [and fir] can become blotchy and unattractive when stained, unless you use a sealer before staining. For the best results, test the possible finishes on scrap pieces before you start.

How to Stain Wood Evenly Without Getting Blotches and Dark Spots

Woods like cherry, pine and birch can become blotchy and unattractive when stained, unless you use a sealer before staining. Learn how to stain wood.

'What's the Difference Between Polyurethane, Varnish, Shellac and Lacquer?' (via DIY) www.bestcoasthandyman.com

What's the Difference Between Polyurethane, Varnish, Shellac and Lacquer?

DIY Network explains the difference between top-coats and finishes.

Wood Finishing Tips

Get a silky smooth finish on your next project

French Polish - How to apply it on your woodworking projects

French Polish - How to apply it on your woodworking projects

How to paint furniture like a pro - 10 tricks to get that beautiful paint finish you've been dreaming of.

10 Tips for Painting Furniture Like a Pro

Tips for painting furniture like a pro - these 10 tricks can help you get the beautiful paint finish you've been dreaming of. Even without special paints.

Tips for Using Water Based Varnish

Get great results from water-based finishes

s the 15 most brilliant ideas people came up with in 2015, crafts, diy, home improvement, Saran Wrap Wood Finish Remover

The 15 Most Brilliant Ideas People Came Up With In 2015

We've seen TONS of genius ideas this year, but these were the ones that really blew people's minds

Browse all of these amazing upcycled bench ideas featured on the Grillo Designs blog. These benches have all been made from repurposed furniture!

5+ Upcycled Bench Ideas - From Repurposed Furniture!

Browse all of these amazing upcycled bench ideas featured on the Grillo Designs blog. These benches have all been made from repurposed furniture!