Finishing Technique

Quick and Easy Coffee Table Makeover

Quick and Easy Coffee Table Makeover

Coffee Table Makeover...Friends, my poor husband has had to park his car out in the driveway for the last few weeks now. Between my evergrowing collection of tools, irresistible project pieces that I just can't say no to, and furniture that I am building, I have...

How to Tackle Caulking Like a Pro

How to Tackle Caulking Like a Pro

Caulking is not rocket science. However, I wish I would have looked a little deeper into it before tackling my first building project a few years ago. My thought was, how hard can this be? Well, not hard, but you CAN avoid the mistake I did. After applying the caulk,...

The Beginner’s Guide to Applying Polyurethane

The Beginner’s Guide to Applying Polyurethane

Poly, Poly, Poly, you are not my friend. (Polyurethane, that is). Isn't it so discouraging when you're moving along so smoothly on a project and then you hit a brick wall and have to redo everything you just did? If you're anything like me, you're ready to throw in...

How-To Guide to Mixing Paint Colors at Home

How-To Guide to Mixing Paint Colors at Home

Does anyone else get mesmerized by all the paint chips at say, Home Depot or Lowe's? I can get lost in that section; ideas swirling around in my head of all the changes I want to make in that instant. But sometimes, even with all those gazillion different paint...

Restaining Hardwood Floors–The Easy Way

Restaining Hardwood Floors–The Easy Way

Friends, Friends, Friends!!! Let me tell you about an amazing product I found!! Too sales-pitchy?? But, seriously!! This product!! General Finishes Gel Stain. I have used this stain a few different times, but was completely unaware of just how awesome it actually is!!...