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Shellac Finishes: Why They Still Matter

By Bernie Bottens Posted: 12/27/2011 4:00PM

Shellac is low tech, but still a widely used product. It functions as a primer, tannin sealer, odor sealer, insulator, and a clear wood finish.


Restoratons at Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Posted: 12/01/2011 10:28PM

Restoration of a 90-foot wood panel wall that had been sun bleached over the 10-year life of the building. The newly restored panels gave the center’s atrium a completely refreshed look.


How Seasons Affect Wood Finish Viscosity

By Bernie Bottens Posted: 11/02/2011 4:18PM

Wood coatings and lacquers know it’s fall.


New Color Mix System Saves Labor for Olympic Kitchens

Posted: 10/31/2011 12:37PM

Olympic Kitchens offers custom finished kitchens with catalyzed materials and needed to automate its color mixing operations.




Color Issues? Apply Primer

Bernie Bottens Bernie Bottens | Posted: 09/29/2011 10:06AM

Cabinetmakers using paint grade should always apply primer before color.


Quick Draw Lightweight Spray Guns

Bill Esler - Editor in Chief Bill Esler - Editor in Chief | Posted: 09/27/2011 11:47AM

Updated pattern adjusters make these spray heads easier to use.


Waterborne Enters New Era

By Bernie Bottens Posted: 09/02/2011 10:00AM

Waterborne and solventborne coatings come in two varieties: reactive and non-reactive. The reactive variety of wood coatings contain catalysts. Catalysts allow the molecules in the coating to bond together much tighter, which produces a more durable, better performing coating.


Tips to Remove Dust at the Source

Posted: 09/01/2011 10:25AM

Vacuum provides the best method for capturing wood dust when working with portable tools.


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