Tag Archives: SNAP! Conference

A Winning Nightstand

At the recent SNAP! bloggers conference in Salt Lake City, Minwax® asked me to stain and finish this nightstand in our booth so that we could give it away to one of the lucky attendees.

Working on a narrow table in a crowded booth was a bit of a challenge, but everyone seemed to
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Having Fun With a Whale

Leigh Ann and I love carved items, so when I spotted this unfinished blue whale in a shop in Salt Lake City, I couldn’t resist adding him to our collection — and planning on how I was going to give him some needed color.

At the time I was with the Minwax® team in our SNAP! bloggers
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SNAP! Was a Success !

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.

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Getting Ready for SNAP!


I’ve been in my workshop most of this week, getting materials ready for our booth and staining classes at the SNAP! Conference coming up in Salt Lake City on April 24-26. I always keep my camera nearby and snapped a few photos to go along with some staining and finishing
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