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Tung Oil Info

It offers benefits no other finish can match.

What You Need to Know about Innerspring Futon Mattress

Your futon may not be what you think it is.

Clear and Opaque Finishes for Wood

The success of your completed project might depend on choosing the right finish for the job.

Are Plastic Drawer Slides Any Good?

They're less expensive, but will they do the job?

Murphy Beds 101

Murphy beds save space.

Restoring The Life Of Formica

Although durable, your countertop isn't invincible.

Answering Furniture Staining and Finishing Questions #1

Your furniture staining and finishing questions answered.

Furniture Refinishing 5 - Stripping the Wood

It's time to strip the wood surface of old paint or varnish. Use this advice for the best way to do it.

Repairing Chairs

Here's how to fix a seat that wiggles, shimmies, or rocks when it shouldn't.

How to Reupholster Kitchen Chairs

These nine steps will give your furniture a new look.

How to Distress Wood with Vaseline

Use this simple household item to get a rustic, distressed look on your furniture with little fuss.

Upcycling 101: A Beginner's Guide to Buying

The first step to being a great upcycler is knowing how to find great stuff for repurposing.

Upholstering with Leather in 6 Steps

Leather and its alternatives can make cozy design choices.

Create a Storage Ottoman from a Regular Ottoman

In addition to having a comfy place to kick up your feet, a storage ottoman wiill help hide clutter.

Putting the Finishing Touches on Your Wood

Wood Stain Is available in oil-based, water-based and gel formulations.

The Pros and Cons Of Using Polyurethane Foam

Polyurethane foam is one of the most common materials used in the restoration of furniture.