In the interest of reducing my list of UFOs (unfinished projects) it is time to take out a side table project that I started in the spring. It has been put aside due to lack of workshop room but time to get it out and do some more work to get this off the list. Continue reading Restoration project UFO
One of my goals this season is to finish three found projects and in preparation I’m busy studying and experimenting with woodworking finishes. Plans to share some of my studies soon but in the meantime, here are some great tips and articles from Popular Woodworking magazine archives.
One of our goals for Chez Craft is to refinish abandoned or neglected furniture, structures or materials to return it to its original use – or find new uses. It seems like we are always accumulating items that could use a little TLC. Or sometimes, it works the other way and we see an idea then track down materials. We’ll be sharing some of these projects here, describing progress, process, challenges and tips. Continue reading Refinishing and reclaiming