- log with in the desired diameter
- oil finish like this one
- paper towels
- get your log and saw it through at the desired height of the stand.
- sand both the bottom and the top to make sure it has an even surface to sit on and it's flat on the top.
- pour a small amount of oil on the top part and rub in with a paper towel. add more oil if needed, but you don't need to overdue it.
- let your stand sit for the time instructed by the oil you used before you use it.