Learn about wood finishing techniques. Read woodworking articles on sanding, glazing, colorant and decorative finishes.
By Bernie Bottens | Updated: 04/03/2012 5:05:00 PM
Wood coatings with mildew resistant additives are becoming increasingly popular within the industry and present many advantages, particularly in exterior architectural use.
By Bernie Bottens | Updated: 03/29/2012 10:23:00 AM
For months I have asked that you stay tuned because I would report back when I had the opportunity to spray some new water-borne urethane products.
By Bernie Bottens | Updated: 03/22/2012 9:53:00 AM
This is the first in a series of blogs about testing two new wood coatings, EnviroMax and EnviroVar. This series will give you a glimpse of what happens when you actually pick up the gun and spray.
By Tim Middleton | Updated: 03/09/2012 12:41:00 PM
A comparison of brush and orbital sanding machines, and their growing popularity in the woodworking market.
Updated: 03/09/2012 12:16:00 PM
Just a couple years ago, Kimball Office made a significant leap in its process manufacturing, developing a proprietary UV-cured finish so durable it allows assembly of fully-finished engineered and solid wood components.
By Bernie Bottens | Updated: 03/09/2012 12:01:00 PM
Color matching and finish system creation is like a chess game. What happens in step #1, #7, or #10 is going to have an impact on another step that follows.
By Mac Simmons | Updated: 03/09/2012 11:51:00 AM
I know of three different methods for “crackling” a finish: ready-to-use crackle coatings, “crackle mediums” and liquid hide glue, made from animal hides and bone renderings.