Tag Archives: Watco Oil

OSMO Polyx Oil: Is this my new go-to finish?

Since the mid 1960’s I’ve been using Watco Danish Oil for finishing almost everything.  I built a house in 1980 and all of the cabinetry was finished with that, followed by a 3 part mixture of boiled linseed oil, polyurethane, … Continue reading

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New Commission: Sliding Door

We have a new neighbor across the street and I’ve been commissioned to build a door.   It will be made of Cherry with tempered glass in the upper section.  With an over-all the size of 56″ wide and 85″ … Continue reading

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TGIF: Assembled — Can’t Wait until Tomorrow!

  I’ve mentioned the stress of glue ups and this one was no exception.  Before I get into that though I’d like to share this picture showing the first coat of the Tried & True, Danish oil on the top. … Continue reading

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Treble Clef Box Update

  Always hesitate showing work in progress; worst case scenario is that your client wouldn’t like what’s going on due to the picture, angle, etc.  Heck, I like to take chances and since it’s been a while since I’ve written … Continue reading

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Custom Picture Frame Molding: Part 2 — Finished

Before I do the continuation of creating the custom picture frame molding I just have to show you the completed piece.  As I mentioned in the first installment of this blog, my wife Diane; painted this from a picture she … Continue reading

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