Finishes and Finishing
Don't be intimidated by the finishing process. We'll guide you to the right finish for your project—polyurethane, lacquer, shellac, and more—and show you how to get picture-perfect, repeatable results.
When it's time to apply a knockout finish, there are a lot of contenders. Some can take a punch; some bounce back fast. Here's how to choose the one that's a fair match for your project.
I’m building some outdoor projects out of pressure-treated lumber and am wondering what finish, if any, I should use?
What’s the best way to clean accumulated grime from old furiture?
When applying gloss polyurethane varnish to my latest project, I wound up with brush marks. What should I have done differently?
If you want a thick finish that has no trouble standing up to spilled water and alcoholic drinks, and can absorb a lot of physical punishment, epoxy does the job.
When choosing a brush to apply a finish to your project, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the choices.