Staining Wood with Cheap, Natural and Non-toxic Tea
A few months ago George Constance, owner of the online tea emporium Indonique.com, sent me a parcel of beautifully packaged teas. He had been asking woodworkers on Twitter to try mixing up a concentrated tea solution to use as a stain for woodworking projects, and tell him how they liked the effect. He would even provide the tea. I put my name on the list. I got around to experimenting with the tea stains just...
How To Install A Copper Penny Floor - A Made in USA DIY Project • USA Love List
DIY Copper Penny Floor Project: photos, materials, and step-by-step how-tos. Have you ever seen a floor made entirely of pennies? You've gotta see this!
She Took 13,000 Pennies and Started Gluing Them. What Happened Next? This Amazing Patterned Floor
Tonya Tooners from Portland, Oregon took 13,000 coins, or three $50 bags worth, to create a stunning patterned floor in her house. After organizing them by color, she used ten bottles of Elmer's glue, wood filler, and grout to keep things in place, while an epoxy layer gave it a shiny finish. The pr
Lay out the penny tiles and line the up well... Use that corncob holder to pluck off any pennies that are where your design is going to be, then press in a shiny one in its place. If there are any shiny pennies bordering your pattern, pluck them out and replace them with a darker one.