Saturday Project: Before and After Dumpster Find Mannequin

I will go on and admit my secret shame: I dumpster dive. Not as much as I did back in the States, but if I see something interesting in the trash I have no shame picking it up. Australians also seem very good at putting their “nice trash” outside the dumpster… Council Clean Up Day, … More Saturday Project: Before and After Dumpster Find Mannequin

Saturday Project: Dresser Before and (somewhat) After

Sanded the hideous varnish off of this dresser a mate gave me, and probably got cancer in the process from breathing in the varnish dust. After sanding everything (stopping frequently to blow the varnish dust out of my nose and think about my life choices), I added a coat of Danish oil to seal and … More Saturday Project: Dresser Before and (somewhat) After