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Read the latest blogs on wood finishing techniques from Bernie Bottens. Stay informed on ways to finish your wood products.
By Bernie Bottens | Updated: 05/17/2013 9:27:00 AM
This week my buddy Kevin Kamberg, an expert in using MEK and PM Acetate to repair wood finishes, gives a few tips.
By Bernie Bottens | Updated: 05/02/2013 10:00:00 AM
Let’s say that you have a furniture requiring a spot repair or a customer wants you to re-coat their cabinets. Here are some questions to ask yourself.
By Bernie Bottens | Updated: 04/26/2013 11:22:00 AM
A refinisher often has no idea how his lacquer will affect what was applied before. It’s often a roll of the dice, yet here are some general rules.
By Bernie Bottens | Updated: 04/11/2013 10:44:00 AM
The antique Singer sewing machine project is now complete. So, take a look at what I was able to accomplish with the finishing.
By Bernie Bottens | Updated: 04/04/2013 9:26:00 PM
Changes in climate from humidity to temperature can affect veneer. The best thing that you could do is to allow sheets of veneer to acclimate thoroughly before they are glued to the substrate.
By Bernie Bottens | Updated: 03/28/2013 2:00:00 PM
This week we look at environmental changes, from sourcing through installation, and how they may impact the veneer.