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Antique Wood and Veneer Radios Get Pricey Once Restored

By Bill Esler Posted: 09/14/2014 9:49PM

Old radios looked great, and still do, because of great design, says Paul Sanders, a restoration specialist. Competition for the radio market pushed makers to do anything to set their radios apart and the simplest way to achieve this was through cabinet design.


How to Sand Cabinetry Doors Between Coats of Wood Finish

Posted: 09/11/2014 4:37AM

Proper sanding techniques between finish coats creates for better adhesion and appearance of wood finishes.


How to Stir a Bucket Full of Wood Coating

Posted: 09/07/2014 3:28PM

How to Stir a Bucket Full of Wood Coating


AirVantage Profile Sanders Have Full Floating Design

By Matt Schumake Posted: 08/04/2014 4:14PM

AirVantage Tools says its LP (Low Profile) sanders have the lowest profile in the industry – ergonomically designed to deliver greater control, balance and comfort. When you spend hours holding one, comfort matters.




Spotlight on Sanding Machines for Wood Finishing

Posted by Karen Koenig | Posted: 08/04/2014 3:01PM

Sanding is perhaps the most important step to obtaining a well-finished product. Poor sanding preparation can result in unacceptable finish quality and rework. What follows is some of the sanding equipment available in the marketplace.


Wood Finishing 101: The Chemistry in Coating Wood Furniture

By Matt D'Anca Posted: 07/11/2014 9:00AM

In the woodworking industry, there is a tendency to place manual finishing in the realm of art, but the reality is that more finishing problems are the result of microscopic interactions than flawed technique.


Curly Cherry Bar Top Fights Back and Loses

By Scott Wunder Posted: 07/02/2014 3:04PM

I once made a bar top from curly cherry that I thought would only take a few hours to finish, but took me three days instead. My, how time flies when you’re screwing up a good finish.


Finishing: Are Mini Spray Booths a Great Fit for Small Spots?

Posted: 06/04/2014 10:08AM

Smaller format automated reciprocating finishing spray booths may fit physically in tight quarters. But is it a fit for your operation?


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