Finishes and Finishing
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.
A lathe-mounted buffing system shines turnings and much more.
I spilled a few drops of home fragrance oil on our hall table. When wiped up, it lifted the finish down to bare wood. Please explain why this happened and how to fix it.
What’s the best way to stain pine?
I was planning on storing the MDF templates for an Adirondack chair in my garage attic, but realized the humidity may warp them. How do you preserve your templates?
To protect my skin, I put on latex gloves when working with solvents. But when I take them off, I often find that the solvent has penetrated the glove. Am I using the wrong glove?
The model car plans I’m using suggest padauk for its red-orange color. But the salesperson at the hardwood store said that it will darken to almost black. Is this true?