Tag Archives: refinishing

creation nation new year’s resolutions

i’ve done pretty well on the list of works in progress that i posted last march: pastel green baby afghan (crochet) – still working on it (i started this over 5 years ago and pick it up every once in … Continue reading

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cedar chest

last winter, a colleague gave me a beautiful cedar chest that needed a new home. it was in pretty rough shape with some water rings, nail polish, and other stains. but all the damage was surface-level so it just needed … Continue reading

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a little over a year later…

and i have finished refinishing the dining room table and chairs!!! last summer, my parents came out for a visit, and my mom taught me how to refinish furniture. we started with the dining room table, but couldn’t get to … Continue reading

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one man’s trash

mike and i were looking for a table to put in our dining room in front of the window. we wanted something like a coffee table to put plants on, since that’s the best window for sunlight. we found this … Continue reading

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i love thrift stores

my folks were here last week, and we worked on all sorts of projects. my mom taught me how to refinish furniture! we did the dining room table (still have to do the chairs) and it looks beautiful. that is … Continue reading

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