Tips and techniques

Tips, techniques and advices on wood finishing.

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Advanced Buttermilk or Milk Paint Antique finish look technique

1 response · Sep 18, 2013 · Tommy Pilon
As a follow-up to this method which has previously been posted to our Forums, here is a more advanced technique which will allow you to give an antique finish look with Buttermilk or Milk paint. ...

How does water borne oil finish work ?

0 responses · May 25, 2014 · René Carrier
How does water borne oil finish work ?

Top Ten

0 responses · May 25, 2014 · René Carrier
Top Ten: Learn the basics of when and how to use these finishes and you will be well on your way to success in woodworking’s crucial final stage.

Simple Buttermilk or Milk Paint Antique finish look technique

0 responses · Sep 16, 2013 · Tommy Pilon
Here is a simple and popular method which will allow you to give an antique finish look to furniture, shelves or other surfaces with the help of Buttermilk or Milk Paint. You can also use ...

How to maintain a waxed furniture

0 responses · Jun 27, 2013 · Mathieu Beaulieu
Here’s some advice to remember when we want to maintain a waxed furniture. Always dust off carefully the furniture before cleaning. Always pour the wax on the cotton rag rather than directly on the furniture. ...

Maintenance of butcher blocks and cutting boards

0 responses · Jun 27, 2013 · Mathieu Beaulieu
Cutting boards, butcher blocks or any other surfaces in contact with food are easier to maintain if they are treated with oil. This treatment also improves their resistance to humidity. Use a pure Tung Oil. ...

How to color Linseed oil

0 responses · Jun 27, 2013 · Mathieu Beaulieu
How to color Double Boiled Linseed Oil for beautiful effects in shades of light Oak to Wenge. Liquid or water soluble Walnut stain can be used with the Double Boiled Linseed Oil to produce a ...

How to stain wood?

0 responses · Jun 27, 2013 · Mathieu Beaulieu
At first, a good wood preparation is needed. Checking the condition of gluing and sanding is important. Any glue residue or defect in the wood will become very apparent once stained. In a restoration project, ...

Oil on wax

0 responses · Jun 27, 2013 · Mathieu Beaulieu
Many customers ask us if oils can be applied on wax. The answer is yes, with the proviso that the oil used contains a minimum quantity of solvent (15 to 20 %). The solvent contained ...

How to keep the color of Cedar for interior

0 responses · Jun 27, 2013 · Mathieu Beaulieu
It’s possible to keep the natural color of Cedar used in the interior. Commonly, Cedar is used for paneling or ceiling cladding. To avoid applying water based varnish, it’s possible to use a wall and ...

Proper use of the Carbamex Wax

0 responses · Jun 27, 2013 · Mathieu Beaulieu
Here’s how to use the Carbamex Wax to obtain stunning results. This technique is prescribed for open wood grain, like : Oak, Mahogany, Ash... Use a sealer as a primer coat. It can be either ...
          

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