Saturday, March 17, 2018

Refinishing and furniture making

Winter is long and I can only do so much Netflix before my brain freezes over so I decided to work on some furniture.

This first piece, before ...

... and after:

I mixed the chalk paint for the dresser from cheapo enamel paint and diatomaceous earth and then made the rub-on wax coat from beeswax, mineral oil and some tint.

Saw something similar to this clothes rack online somewhere and figured it would be easy enough to put together with stuff from the hardware store:

I work in front of a computer all day creating things that don't ever really exist. Sometimes it's nice to be able to touch what one makes.