No matter how careful we are, it always seems to happen: a nick or a scratch suddenly appears on our furniture. We don’t have time for a complete refinishing, and getting out a can of stain just for a touch-up is inconvenient, so what’s a quick and easy solution?
This is when Minwax®
Leigh Ann and I are antiques collectors, but we also live with our collection, which means our antique dining room table occasionally needs some extra protection — without looking over-refinished and brand new.
When that time comes, I reach for Minwax® Paste Finishing Wax, available
While we generally think of applying a quality paste wax over wood — such as a stained piece of furniture or even one finished with a chalk paint — wax can also be applied over metal, such as this iron band on the inside of my Arts and Crafts antique wastebasket. As you can see,
When my son Eric showed an interest in an old post office mailbox we spotted in a Salt Lake City antiques shop, I remembered that I had an old mailbox door stuck away in my workshop. With his birthday just days away, I quickly went to work on it.
Using just one oak board, I cut