wood is down, things are being done, everything is chill except our upstairs neighbors who for some reason hate the sound of sawing after midnight. jeeez what's their f'ing problem? :) we'll just go ahead and mark that down as a JK. the tests of the stains looked cool and dark but we ended up going with a lighter, trippier, evaporation vibe. you'll see. it's like the water rushing in on the black sands of your personal beach of your personal ocean where kittens and unicorns and buddha and krishna and even eric the sheriff live.