I was restoring a few antique hammered copper lamps recently, when I discovered two were missing the wooden bottom that prevented the copper base from scratching a desk or table. Fortunately, I had some thin plywood on hand, and discovered that the Pecan version of Minwax® Express
My sons will soon be coming home for the holidays, so they won’t bother with a life-size Christmas tree for their apartments. In my local craft store this miniature unfinished tree gave me the idea of sending them each a tree they can easily set up — and use year after year.
I try not to let anything go to waste here in my workshop, so when this delivery pallet ended up in my driveway, I thought of something I could make to give away in the Minwax® booth at the Haven bloggers conference July 11-12 in Atlanta.
I started by cutting the slats from the
Like the phoenix rising from the ashes, this variation on an American flag rose from a wood pallet, now in pieces on the ground. I made it this week for a television segment that will be airing live on Wednesday morning, July 2 on the FOX 5 – DC network (Baltimore-Washington area).