Until now, I never...
Used my Friend’s Home-Made Furniture Oil

great grandpa's rocking chair

I have a friend who mixed up a home-made batch of all-natural oil that she used to treat her wood cutting boards.  She had extra and gave me a bunch in a peanut-butter jar, and I have been meaning to use it for a really long time.  Finally, when I was rearranging furniture as a result of Nadine taking the TV room, I decided it was time to give ny side table and rocking chair some love, and oh boy, did they need it!

I find applying oil to wood so incredibly satisfying, and the result is always beautiful.  The rocking chair looked so much better that I decided to re-cover it with with a piece of fabric I found at Goodwill.  I loved the fabric so much I looked on-line to see if I could buy some more.  No-can-do, since it goes for $150/yard.  Yowza!  But what a score…