It’s such an honor to be trusted with a sentimental piece of furniture. This cabinet was build as a tool bench at Briggs and Stratton in Wauwatosa WI. Watch as I transformed this tool bench into a kitchen island.
Restoring furniture to its former glory is my passion. Each restoration is a challenge in its own and this vintage harvest child’s rocking chair was definitely a challenge
Last summer I had a chair that I needed to replace 6 missing spindles on my lathe. I didn’t document the project due to time constraints but this summer I had a call from another client, same chair only one missing spindle. And this summer I have documented the lathe work. I am self taught […]
This wood is staying natural so instead of filling with wood filler or bondo I am going to show you how to make a compression veneer patch.
Just got this badass air brush from Preval to do leather touch-ups also wanted it for inside chair legs and spraying on stencils (so stay tuned). Today I am using it for my first ever leather touch-up.
Today I am doing a touch-up painted kitchen using Preval Sprayer. This little sprayer packs a good punch she can atomize your custom mix just perfectly!
The first steps to properly painting kitchen cabinets are the most important steps. What you do with prep work will determine your outcome. Cleaning and sanding is a step you do not want to skip. Some paint companies suggest that you don’t need to clean or scuff. The truth is that their paints still can’t […]
How to use wood filler on chipped wood, and make a mold to form the shape. Small chips & dents we can mostly live with but large chunks of wood missing from some misshap just needs to be fixed.
I get so many questions so often about painting furniture and I love to share my knowledge with all of my followers. So I gathered all of the information and wrote down every step put it neatly in a little eBook just for you.
KCMA stands for Kitchen Cabinet Manufactures Association. The KCMA puts kitchen cabinets through several tests to see how they with stand through household use.
Jess (from Kaleidoscope Interiors) and I where thrilled to be part of this makeover bonus this is the first kitchen we have documented using Aqua Coats White Cabinet Wood Grain Filler and we wanted to bring you along for the journey.
European hinges can be confusing and sometimes you don’t want to touch something and risk messing them up more. Read set by step how to adjust.
Bleaching, is not just for white clothes. Yes, you can bleach wood but there are some important steps to follow. We show you the wood bleaching process.
Ready to get started on your next DIY painting project? Do you have everything you need? I have the ultimate checklist for furniture painting project
Written by UpCycle Girl Tara When my client asked me to restore her grandmother’s stool, I was more than thrilled. My roots in the restoration industry have been with true antiques. I have spent years studying and learning about authenticity, visiting historical places and learning proper restoration practices. This particular stool just needed new upholstery. […]