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Wrap up of the Stadium Bench Restoration

Basking in the sun, the stadium bench has begun the drying process. By next week, the exterior clear coat will be applied and then it will head back to its home porch. This bench started out as a weather worn oak bench. With this update, the bench has some good years still left in it, […]

By |November 6th, 2014|Desks & Benches|0 Comments

Five Dollar Church Find!

If your at the church rummage sale and you see aThis is the end result of the repairs on the two chairs I have been working on and the finish with this fabric is outstanding. You can get results like this when you take your time and make good joint repairs, use a good urethane […]

By |September 26th, 2014|Chairs|0 Comments

Our Final Finish on the Tell City Rocker

The verdict is in, our Tell City Rocker is staying Brick Red. Today our first coat of exterior top coat was applied and this chair really makes a statement. I am afraid this photo really does not do this chair much justice, but with a couple more coats of satin top coat, this chair will […]

By |August 8th, 2014|Chairs|0 Comments

Final Finishing of the Early American Bench

Before the 1870s, ready-made paint was unknown. Each batch had to be compounded by hand from three basic components. Dry pigment, a liquid medium to carry it, and a binder to hold the mixture together. Milk paint’s popularity was due in part to its inexpensive ingredient list of natural earth pigments, slaked lime, and a […]

By |June 3rd, 2014|Desks & Benches, Painting|0 Comments