Category Archives: Paste Finishing Wax

Classic Design, New Chair

I love antiques, but that doesn’t mean I won’t pass up a bargain on a recent reproduction, like this slightly-used oak Arts and Crafts Morris chair Leigh Ann and I spotted at a local thrift shop. The finish was slightly worn, but I knew how to handle that problem.

First we put it
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Antique Pedestal Table Makeover

Minwax® is happy to share a post from guest blogger, Erin Spain of DIY on the Cheap. Erin’s blog focuses on attainable design and DIY projects on a budget. See how she created the perfect table for her new home with a few bargain finds, some TLC and of course Minwax® products!

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An Antique Shop Bargain

I was in an antiques shop in Galesburg, Illinois, a few weeks ago where I found this circa 1901 Arts and Crafts oak footstool. The leather seat was missing and it was marked $65, but the dealer agreed to take $50 cash. I plan to stain the new leather shown here beside it for a new
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