I had off from work, it was a rainy day, I made some progress on the latest project wheel.
I mentioned in a previous post that the finish had turn into alligator skin. This is what the bench looks like after a washing with Murphy’s Oil Soap:
Lovely, huh? Let’s see a close-up of that:
Fortunately, it does come off. The amount of scrubbing is worth it, because there is lovely wood underneath. Here is the mother-of-all and flyer assembly relaxing after a rub-down with boiled linseed oil:
Can’t wait to get the whole thing looking like this!