At a Pennsylvania flea market, we found an Amish hope chest whose painted decoration had worn away over time, leaving a tracery of blues, greens and reds. We replicated its colorful patina on our Rebecca Trunk.
I had a forty year old walnut slab that had been given to me in exchange for some project work and I wanted to make something special out of it. I'd been promising my wife a new coffee table for a few mont.
Kitchen table top stained with Minwax Provincial and legs painted Freshwater (Sherwin Williams) with Provincial stain wiped on and off. Brush on Tung Oil to finish it (Waterlox or Minwax) * kitchen table idea*