So I was finishing,literally finishing my last project and quite pleased with myself it was the first time I used a top coat or two step finishing of any kind. It wasn’t difficult and to be honest I asked advice before taking the plunge. But it opened my eyes up to a lot of possibilities that I was hesitant to even think about.
This is my morning coffee pondering’s this morning and the realization came to me I, as probably most of us, get excited over small steps forward in my woodworking as much or more than complex processes that I have been researching. In fact I think I personally enjoy the easy more. This probably is a duh moment for most of you, but I had not realized the level of enjoyment a simple advancement such as rub on poly on top of BLO could bring vs. a completed project. Don’t get me a completed project brings pride and a sense of accomplishment but don’t we all get a little more excited and feel a sense of accomplishment when we have figured out something that unlocks other possibilities.
In someways I am very thankful that I am newer to woodworking and have a lot to discover. Anyway that was the morning thought over coffee.
-- why get a plan when you can get even more experience