Lacquer is an evaporative type finish which means that it cures by evaporating. This type of finish will also re-amalgamate into self, making is easier to repair.
So what is a fake wood grain? Sometimes you will be surprised as to how well it can be disguised. I will show you some tips on how to spot a fake.
One of the best ways to fill large areas is with Bondo. Today I will show you how to repair furniture with Bondo. Yes, it is made for cars but it has been used by professionals for many years.
The Raw Wood look is a classic and clean look that is very appealing. I am going to share my secret on how to get this look with many of the honey color or 90s oak stained furniture.
Stripping can be so messy I am going to share the easiest most efficient way to strip wood.
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
I have been testing out several different ways to achieve the perfect chipping paint look not to toot my own horn but honk, honk I think I nailed it. Chippy paint gives the best farm house cottage furniture feel. The more painted chipped the better! A Little Background….. First off I don’t really like the […]
Manmade distressing to natural distressing like worm holes can be all a piece of furniture needs to bring out its unique character.
This is one of my favorite Upcycles. Converting a desk into matching nightstands.
Today I am so excited to show you some brick painting! There are so many different ways to paint brick. From white washing, German smear, to just straight paint
I love to white wash wood, it can drastically change the appearance of your furniture.
Today I want to show you how to dispose of old paint.
Stripping is a lot of hard, gross, goopy work and no one likes to do it. So, I recently created this beautiful grey stain look without stripping down to the raw wood.
Have you ever heard someone say “Its made out of rubberwood”? Todays furniture we use a lot of rubber wood in its production.
Have any of you de-silvered a mirror? I had no idea it could be this fun. One of the things I am trained to do is to re-produce something existing.