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Tuesday, March 22, 2011
First Staining Project
Ok, here is my first-ever on-my-own staining project. Years ago our Dad made some of us a chest for our keepsakes (affectionately known as our Hope Chests). When he made them, they were left unfinshed, and each one had a unique design stenciled on. (Unfortunately I did not get any pics of how it looked before, but imagine unfinished wood with a blue angel stencil.) I have been wanting to stain it for a while now so it would match the tables in my bedroom, and this past month I finally did it! As I said, the chest has some years on it, so it is a little worn (nicks, bumps, stains I couldn't remove), but I think the finished product turned out pretty nice for my first attempt. Oh, and I had a 3-yr-old "helper," so take that into account too! Here are pics of the finished product.