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Not only does it hide small imperfections in the wood and give it a nice healthy shine, but it also works as a dust repellent, making your job a little easier.


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from The Make Your Own Zone

Homemade Furniture Dusting Spray Recipe

HOMEMADE FURNITURE DUSTING SPRAY 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon lemon essential oil 1/4 cup white vinegar 1-3/4 cups water Spray bottle (16 oz size or larger) Mix the ingredients in the order listed into your clean spray bottle. Shake well to mix. Spray onto wooden furniture and wipe off with a soft cloth to dust and clean the surface.

from Popular Woodworking Magazine

Milk Jug Dust Collection

Milk Jug Dust Collection Routing makes a real mess. But, here’s a solution that won’t cost you a dime.Take a 1-gallon milk or windshield-washer container and cut a hole in one side for a bit. Slice off the bottom with a utility knife. Cut back the three other sides so they line up with the centerline of your router shaft. Push a 1-in. vacuum hose onto the neck of the jug, fire up the vacuum and rout to your …


cool Twig and Resin bowls. Made with a process I developed, you will not find anything like this for this price anywhere. We have five in stock!

from Your House & Garden

10 Ways To Upgrade Your Chicken Coop

I might sound like a broken record to those that know me, but I can't say it enough: Using wood ashes for your chickens saves you money. We store them (fireplace ash only, not BBQ coals, etc) and when needed, mix 2 1/2 parts ash to 1 part sand for the chickens to do their dust bathing. And guess what? It keeps mites away. It's been over a year since the last time I bought the bottled mite spray. That and painting the coop with hydrated lime has worked great so far!