Tag Archives: finishing

How I Apply an Oil/Wax Finish

It is no secret that I prefer a hand-rubbed oil finish.  It is my go-to finish of choice.  I don’t think that I am alone in this fondness.  Judging by the blog posts and articles that I read, several others … Continue reading

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Honey Do-Kitchen Island-Part 2-Complete

I spent the week just as I predicted in my last post.  Several evenings this week were spent filling nail holes, sanding and applying three coats of Minwax Polyshades.  I have to admit that this Polyshades goop is a decent … Continue reading

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Dishwasher Install Followup

In my last post I told you about my dishwasher install project.  The process involved shifting the entire face frame, and associated drawers and doors, 6″ to close up a gap at the side of the dishwasher.  This of course … Continue reading

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Bookcase-Progress 9

The inaugural first coat of Hillbilly Pine Enhancer is on and I think I may have a winner. OK, let me back up a little and tone down the BS. I use pine for a lot of my projects.  Damn … Continue reading

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Side Table-Progress 3-Complete

OK, I last left off with the top panel in the clamps.

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HB Hobby Tansu #1-Part 15-Complete

Over the course of this past week I applied three coats of Tried & True Original oil finish to the Hillbilly Hobby Tansu.  I also used the evenings this week to tie and ready the “hardware”.  All of the pulls … Continue reading

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Japanese Toolbox-Progress 5-Complete

I did a little less than scientific weight trials on the completed toolbox.  I used a bathroom scale and weighed myself.  Using that base weight I was able to obtain a fairly close approximation of the empty and packed toolbox. … Continue reading

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