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Homebrew natural wood stains #2: tea and iron acetate, aka ebonizing wood with vinegar

06-04-2015 08:34 PM by Sodabowski | 5 comments »

‘sup all, Mads threw the bait and I just couldn’t resist the urge to chew it up.Since I saw quite a bit of alchemy around this stuff on the web, with very interesting experiments but without the scientific background, I thought I would cover that part here, not to kill the magic, but to help those who want to try it know what happens and how to get accurate results and avoid the frustration of uneducated experiments. We’re dealing with an acid here, and it happens that...

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WoodWriting Haiku Thursday's --by RusticWoodArt #11: "Mulled Wood" --by RusticWoodArt

02-21-2008 02:20 PM by frank | 5 comments »

Mulled Wood ....your yearning smites me, as from wood and tea i’m drawn, smoothed by time i mull….—by flp Delight-full pieces here as I draw an image, deep from the forest and bring some of this together with a gods drink. The wood above is: ....white oak, which I made into a counter top, finished with shellac and poly….what you see in the background, (and very little of it) is some re-claimed two hundred old barn board, (plus some years, but who’s c...

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Apothecary Cabinet/Tea Chest #1: In the Beginning, There was Cherry

11-11-2007 12:23 AM by Jon3 | 4 comments »

I drink a lot of tea. And I don’t like the bagged stuff, I like fresh tea, carefully brewed. Call me anal. Or picky, or what have you. So I buy a lot of tea from Upton Tea I buy it in these small tins. Now I’ve got a stack of these just sitting on the counter, so I figured something a little more organized…. I picked up the plans for the Apothecary Cabinet from plansnow, and downloaded the PDF. These seem pretty good, and I like the apothecary cabinet design, but t...

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