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jgsa1967
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jgsa1967
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October 2019

Grrrr APOLOGIES for all the typos, that was the second attempt of posting, mobile phones aren't too blog friendly when you're writing an essay!

jgsa1967
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October 2019

    @Former Workshop member Finally I have a few moments to het on here and update. Your bench looks great, I love the colour!Well, I followed your a ...

jgsa1967
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September 2019

@Former Workshop member Is this the Bondall you are talking about? 

jgsa1967
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September 2019

@Former Workshop member TOO funny! I was going to ask that question re the artist paint/enamel, because.........I just had the inkling and couldn't re ...

jgsa1967
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September 2019

@Former Workshop member Righto, just read your second answer about tinting linseed and coating, then coating with outdoor oil. Can I do this over the ...

jgsa1967
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September 2019

@Former Workshop member yes you're right, not mineral oil, I know I was flabbergasted yesterday, I didn't realise I'd made that mistake too. Thank you ...

jgsa1967
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September 2019

Now I'm totally confused after reading about the home made finish. Mineral Oil or Paint Thinner? Obviously we don't have mineral oil in Australia (fun ...

jgsa1967
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September 2019

This is the link to the finish I described above. Brad pointed me to this guys website and it was all really interesting.https://thecraftsmanblog.com/ ...

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October 2019

Hi @jgsa1967,That looks great! Monte Marte is fine - they're an Aussie brand. I can't answer to the Rose Madder being colourfast though. It's usually ...

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September 2019

@jgsa1967Have you decided what to do yet?Funnily enough I have had to do just this over the weekend - with some differences.I found out I was hosting ...

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September 2019

@jgsa1967By the way...If your stain was water based, you can add the same colours in acrylic paint to your stain and go over again before oiling - ano ...

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September 2019

@jgsa1967 yep, that's the one... I tooled around my local bunnings, swearing under my breath cuz there was no tung oil - couldn't find a shelf ticket, ...

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September 2019

@jgsa1967I just realised I didn't clarify - I meant oil artist's paints, just in case you were thinking oil based paints like enamels - sorry, artist' ...

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September 2019

@jgsa1967Sorry, just realised I skipped a couple of your posts - you wanted the reddish colour, right? I've had success with tinting linseed oil with ...

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September 2019

You should run out and buy a lottery ticket, too... how lucky to be gifted that!

AnitaH25
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September 2019

Do you have a picture?

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jgsa1967
Junior Contributor
1 reply
October 2019

Grrrr APOLOGIES for all the typos, that was the second attempt of posting, mobile phones aren't too blog friendly when you're writing an essay!

jgsa1967
Junior Contributor
2 replies
October 2019

    @Former Workshop member Finally I have a few moments to het on here and update. Your bench looks great, I love the colour!Well, I followed your a ...

jgsa1967
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17 replies
September 2019

Thank you for the wonderful advice I have applied my 2 coats of stain and I must say that I'm not really all that fond of the colour. I intended to ...

jgsa1967
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September 2019

Thanks for the welcome Jason, I'm really excited to have found this site. My husband and few friends I had all thought it was rather "different" of me ...

jgsa1967
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September 2019

Thank you, The colouring of the woods certainly was lighter/darker on some areas when it was wet. It seems to have evened out a fair bit since drying ...

jgsa1967
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Hoping for some advice from some of you seasoned timber furniture re-furbers. I was gifted a day bed in bad condition, had been left outdoors, under p ...

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