Category Archives: Polycrylic Protective Finish

Repurposing a Vintage Crate

Tools Needed:

  • Minwax Wood Cabinet Cleaner
  • Minwax Water Based Polycrylic
  • 4 casters
  • Screwdriver
  • Screws
  • Dust cloth

Old vintage crate ready to use in refurb project

I’ve had this old wooden beer crate so long I couldn’t recall where I got it. But when my son Eric, who enjoys a good craft beer, asked me to keep an eye out for a vintage
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Add Color to an Unfinished Wood Step Stool

Tools Needed:

  • Minwax Water Based Wood Stain
  • Minwax Water Based Polycrylic
  • Synthetic bristle brush
  • Sandpaper (#150 grit)
  • Cloth (to wipe away excess stain)

1. Sand step stool with #150-grit sandpaper.

Unfinished Wood Step Stool

My wife Leigh Ann complains each time I put something up so high in our cabinets
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A Portable Make-Up Station

Mobility is always important, even when it comes to putting on make-up. Rather than having to always work in front of a large wall mirror, I decided to devise a portable make-up center to make things a little easier when Leigh Ann is on the go. I spotted this 18″ unfinished pine
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