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Reclaimed wood #1: Cleaner/Finish for antique wood

04-21-2013 02:40 PM by ScrollinSwede | 1 comment »

Good morning everyone! I have spent the past 20 years of my life focused on making projects and crafts with my scroll saw. Over the past year, however, I have started to branch out a bit. I have started to obtain antique wood from barns and old houses to make projects from. I have found that the antique wood has a tighter grain, and people are very interested in buying things made from wood that is 100 years old. My only problem has been finishing the rough wood. One of my best friends found a recipe for making a finish to clean and protect antique wood. She got it from a museum in Delaware called The Winterthur Museum. This is apparently an age old secret. Mix together: ...

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