Well, all my pen blank sets have their CA finish and are ready for assembly.To prove I actually do work on the lathe, I made a little video of the process. It is edited to shorten the boredom and the…Continue
The grand tour-…Continue
After a bunch of sanding, the first application of stain.…Continue
Next were the drawers. I know I said I wanted to speed things up but I couldn’t resist using dovetailed drawer construction. I had watched a video on laying out dovetails without doing any measuring. Now was my chance to try it! Personal note: I cut tails first.
Here is a link to the tutorial. Here are two videos; the second one has more detail.…Continue
Painting was first. Ceiling and walls. The wall paint was something I had never used. Sand mixed with the paint. It turned out better than I pictured it in my mind when I started. Mimi even got some glitter stuff to mix in with it. I know I rolled my eyes, too. But as always, her tastes are spot on. Everyone who has seen the paint raves over how nice it looks.
Once I was done painting, the floor was next. Several years ago, I put down a sheet vinyl floor. This time she opted…Continue