Tell me about wood grain

Definition: texture and appearance of the wood fibres; longitudinal arrangement of wood fibers or the pattern resulting from such an arrangement Pith: the very center; in some trees, this is much softer and possibly a different color than the surrounding heartwood Heartwood: made up of dead cells that no longer serve any purpose except toContinue reading “Tell me about wood grain”

Tell me about wood veneer

Definition: thin slices of wood (usually thinner than 3 mm), that typically are glued onto core panels to produce flat panels such as doors, tops and panels for cabinets, parquet floors and parts of furniture

Tell me about using a tan paint wash

Use: maintain a raw/ bare wood finish after topcoat is applied; helps to minimize yellow/ orange/ red undertones in wood and even out blemishes

How to build a wall mounted coat, key & dog leash rack

When I adopted my second dog, I realized that I needed some sort of organizational system to keep the halti’s, collars and leashes straight. After looking for something I could buy, nothing was the right size to fit the space I needed it for. I came across an idea on Pinterest that I felt IContinue reading “How to build a wall mounted coat, key & dog leash rack”