My wife Leigh Ann and I are both collectors, so when I saw this small, unfinished box in our local craft store, I knew one of us could put it to good use.
When I mentioned to Alex here in my office that I showed the attendees at the SNAP! bloggers conference how to do “false graining,” she gave me the same look the day I asked her to get me a sheet of carbon paper, asking “What’s that?” In case you’ve never seen this old technique, I’ll show you what I demonstrated for Alex.
We headed off to Salt Lake City last week for the SNAP! do-it-yourself bloggers three-day conference, where Minwax® was a sponsor and we had a booth in the show. We were demonstrating some of our products at the booth and finishing the chest in the background which we gave away on the final day’s drawing.
But the hit of the conference were the new Wood Finishing Cloths — water-based stain and finish on eight cloths in a convenient resealable package. Everyone had a chance to put on the gloves and give them a try.