Originally Posted by Kilted Brewer
I need to see if he'll let me tool around with his lathe. I haven't touched one since middle school but would love to do some spinning. He said I couldn't stain these though. Something to do with a finishing oil he used on them. Kind of sad as these are the brightest thing in the room with a black keezer, dark stained shelf system to the left and brown walls. Oh well.
He probably oiled them on the lathe, but you should be able to take a 0000 scotchbrite or wool pad and get the wax off, then stain them.
Don't do it until you talk to him for sure, but you that's my guess.