This morning I was able to install the finished bed restoration project. It was a simple but time time-consuming project. I took the simple pine bed that I had as a child and refined it slightly for my own child.
With the three coats of varnish dry it was time to install - with resulting clapping and 'hoorays' from the receiving toddler. The details for those interested. Sanded to 320 with ROS and hand. Then thinned dewaxed shellac. Then feast watson liming solution. Then feast watson satin proof x 3.
The room re-arranged and the bed installed.
An approving little ted.