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.
Forget finicky finishes. Try these four techniques to bring out red oak’s different personalities.
Even open-grained oak can be smooth as glass when you plug those pesky pores.
Brush aside brushed-on and wiped-on finishes for super-smooth, sprayed-on topcoats.
Applying paste wax should be the last step of the furnituremaker’s finishing process.
What if I told you of an age-old woodworking finish that imparts a beautiful luster to any wood; builds and dries quickly.
Is there a way to create a rustic, weathered look on fresh-sawn wood?