I used balsa wood for a lot of elementary school projects. But, as it turns out, I have a lot to learn about how to cut balsa wood.
I thought I had this sandpaper thing figured out. Turns out, I don’t. Sandpaper grit is a science in and of itself.
My adventures in how to batch dye dollhouse shingles happened the first time I tried to batch dye dollhouse shingles.
As I was planning out the dollhouse I keep coming across wood stain and wood dye. Wood stain or wood dye? Aren’t they both the same thing?
Even though I researched how to dye and stain wood, today I actually learned how to dye wood with a foam brush. The results are something else!
Part two of what I happened when I dyed the dollhouse shingles.
While I may be a hair dying expert, I know nothing about how to dye dollhouse shingles. That’s about to change!
Like it or not, it’s time for me to learn how to identify dollhouse pieces. This was not a task for the faint of heart.
Even before I finished painting the exterior of the Keeper’s House, I was trying to learn how to sand dollhouse clapboard siding. Lots of fuzz, wood grain and who knows what was still stuck in the paint.
I didn’t really know much of anything about staining wood of any size. I’ve never done it! Thus, began the “how to stain small pieces of wood” quest.