Category Archives: Fast-Drying Polyurethane

Create a Table from Vintage Crates

Anytime I see a stack of old shipping crates, or even just one, my mind starts thinking about possible ways to re-purpose them while still maintaining their vintage look.

I typically start by making sure the nails are snug, the metal won’t snag anything, and the wood and lettering
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The Perfect Bench for Any Room

Unfinished bench for the Renegade Craft Fair

When we went shopping for some unfinished furniture to feature at last month’s Renegade Craft Fair in Seattle, I couldn’t resist this hardwood bench, for what room in your house couldn’t use a handy bench? I have one at the end of our bed, in our mudroom, and in our workout area
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A Not So Lazy Susan

A few weeks ago I turned a weary and battered three-drawer nightstand into a handy rolling stain-and-finish cart, loaded with my brushes, rags, stirring sticks, openers, and gloves.

Yesterday, while going through some drawers in my workshop, I came across the mechanism for a turning
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