Read the latest blogs on wood finishing techniques from Bernie Bottens. Stay informed on ways to finish your wood products.
By Bernie Bottens | Updated: 09/14/2012 10:00:00 AM
I really encourage builders to build as if they were the finisher. Make adjustments at the bench before the project hits the spray booth.
By Bernie Bottens | Updated: 09/13/2012 10:00:00 PM
New coatings technology probably means that we need to approach how we build things as well as how we spray things in the booth.
By Bernie Bottens | Updated: 08/30/2012 10:00:00 AM
Discussing how water-based putty makes for an easy fix for cracks in this wood project while moving on to the sanding and finishing of the rails.
By Bernie Bottens | Updated: 08/23/2012 2:12:00 PM
On the IWF 2012 show floor was Baker Products model 3665D portable band sawmill. I’d be very surprised if the sight of that wouldn’t make Dave salivate just a bit.
By Bernie Bottens | Updated: 08/23/2012 10:48:00 AM
I call myself Tool Time Bernie. So it comes as no surprise that band saws will catch my eye.Yesterday, as I walked the aisles at the IWF in Atlanta, I was struck with a moment of déjà vu.
By Bernie Bottens | Updated: 08/23/2012 8:38:00 AM
Bernie challenges himself and readers to take a look at air assisted airless technology for applying low-vis wood coatings.
By Bernie Bottens | Updated: 08/16/2012 10:00:00 AM
Finishing the discussion on how tape can reduce splintering followed by an explanation on how water-based wood putty helps fill cracks and holes in your wood project.