HOW-TO: The Secret to Finishing Wood as Smooth as Glass
20 Must Know Woodworking Tips
Cool Woodworking Tips - Refinishing Wood With Coconut Oil - Easy Woodworking Ideas, Woodworking Tips and Tricks, Woodworking Tips For Beginners, Basic Guide For Woodworking http://diyjoy.com/diy-woodworking-tips
How to make Money in Woodworking at Home
Making Wood Last With Fire, Not Paint: A Japanese Technique --- Today Shou Sugi Ban is an environmentally friendly way to preserve timber and (paradoxically) make it fire-resistant. Chemical preservatives, paints, and retardants are therefore unnecessary. In addition to exterior uses, the popular technique is now found in interior rooms, furniture, and artwork.
How to Create a Weathered Wood Gray Finish
Last week on the blog, I shared a Rustic Tree Branch Desk DIY, that Brandon built and finished. The photos I took didn't quite show off the rustic, distressed finish like I wanted, so I am sharing some close up photos today of the finish as well as how we created a weathered wood gray finish. We tested out a few different combinations to get a more gray washed looked. Ultimately, we decided on using a combination of stain and white washed paint (paint mixed with water) to achieve a...
Must-See Small Cool Homes: Week One — Small Cool Contest 2013
What do you think the odds are of us influencing the banister for the stairs? I like the simplicity and clean modern look of the simple beams of wood.
Aurora is a great choice for your bedroom. Made from reclaimed wood with a white painted finish, this bedroom furniture range will add a classically stylish look to a room.
This month’s EDIT is inspired by our Leckford Estate in Hampshire,bringing you the colour and motion of country gardens. Bring a touch of spring blooms into the living room with this fresh country style, mixing modern and rustic inspiration with natural motifs. Wood finishes and elegant grey tones form a balanced backdrop for colourful yet pared-back florals.
For an eclectic modern feel try mixing bold colours with natural tones and textures. This combination of deep oak worksurfaces and wood effect floor tiles effortlessly compliments the dark slate of the cabinets and the deep teal feature wall, forming a harmonious kitchen space. Open shelves and copper accessories add warmth and brightness to the look. Find your ideal kitchen at Wickes.
Do this with Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan in White.
How to Whitewash Wood in 3 Simple Ways - An Ultimate Guide
Ultimate guide + video tutorials on how to whitewash wood & create beautiful whitewashed floors, walls and furniture using pine, pallet or reclaimed wood. | apieceofrainbow.com
What's the Difference Between Polyurethane, Varnish, Shellac and Lacquer?
'What's the Difference Between Polyurethane, Varnish, Shellac and Lacquer?' (via DIY) http://www.bestcoasthandyman.com
Low Oriental Bed (Space Saver)
Design your own Low Bed Frame at Get Laid Beds. Get creative with a 'made to order' service with all beds made in England and come with an 11 Year Guarantee. 16 standard wood finishes, including hardwood. Any size, including bespoke. Order today for fast delivery in just 5 days. www.getlaidbeds.co.uk
Beer Challenge Plinko
A great game to hang at your bar or man-cave. Sure to add fun to your parties or tailgates A wonderful gift to use for any holiday, wedding, and birthday. We can customize the bottom sayings to your liking free of charge. The corners are boxed splined with purple heart to add strength and a positive cosmetic look. If you would like a different type of wood, finish, saying, or dimensions please contact me before purchase. - Your Poison, just like Pick your Poison from the bag you choose…
Crafted from rustic pine wood with a black iron frame, our pair of large shelves add a cool industrial look to your home. Also available in Small here, these contemporary shelves are easy to hang from the wall using the two keyhole hooks and are perfect for displaying anything from books and DVDs to keepsakes and decorative objet.
Artisanal charred woods use traditional Japanese flame finishing
The Japanese technique of preserving/antiquing wood called shou-sugi-ban is used to develop Chroma wood panels, available from Architectural Systems Inc.