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.
When choosing a brush to apply a finish to your project, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the choices.
Nobody wants to build an heirloom project, and then blow it at the finishing stage. In this vi
Who do well-heeled Manhattanites call on to redo or renew their high-end antique furniture? Those in the know look to the master—Dominick Coiro.
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.