Finishes and Finishing
Find finishing techniques, tips, and tricks including stains, water-based and oil finishes, dyes, exterior finishes, and urethanes. You'll also learn how to create your own finishes.
When applying the stain, I accidentally left a streak of stain across the grain. Now, I can see that wipe mark. What can I do about it?
I recently bought an HVLP sprayer. So far, I’ve applied water-based finishes while wearing just a cheap respirator. I’d like to get a better respirator for spraying other types of finishes.
What finish would best protect the front and sides of a bathroom vanity and medicine cabinet?
How do you keep the nozzles of spray adhesive cans from clogging?
I am in the process of refinishing wooden casement window frames. What kind of finish should I use?
I picked up a stunning piece of birch with an exceptional flame pattern grain. How can I finish it to show off the patterns while retaining its light color?