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The process involves cleaning and bleaching the wood first using a pump sprayer filled with a Clorox, Simple Green, and water concoction. I let that work on the…
Jen took a few shots of Mr. Pressure Washer and man, that poor straw hat is definitely in worse shape than it was back in 2000.  :-)
Grabbed a shot of the three pups while I was in the backyard and as usual, Autumn and Cherry are doing their before dinner showoff routines.
After a full day of deck prep work, Jen is headed for the shower. Speaking of which, we love having the new outdoor facility. In three days it will be October…
Ready for the stain which, weather permitting, will begin tomorrow.
28SEP07 - Time to stain the deck once again. Actually, we've done the floorboards two or three times since 2000 but, it was past time for the lattice and the…
Applying the stain which is a homemade mixture that consists of mineral spirits, stain, and the all-important linseed oil.
A shot of a half-finished panel.