For those that have never tried (i.e. for those who haven't accidentally forgotten and stained MDF anyway), MDF doesn't stain well. There is no grain to enhance or actual wood to create that beautiful richness when you stain it. MDF just absorbs the stain, becoming a brown color with streaks of darker brown depending upon your brush strokes.
|Porch Floor made of MDF we stained|
|All of this will be against the bookshelf and never seen|
So on to the interior...
Per customer's instructions, we Magic Brik'ed the interior walls with red bricking. Then we sponge painted over them in white, leaving some spots of the red showing thru. We started the Magic Ston to create the stone flooring:
|Step 1 for Flooring|
|Step 2 for Flooring|
Customer wants a light gray stone flooring, but I don't think the monotone gray looks very realistic. So I painted some of the stones to add a touch of realism:
|Step 3 for Flooring and front trim is glued on|
Sconces are in:
|With lights on....|
Now I've got to get back to work on the Little Lost Cause or the Donation House!