Tips and Techniques

Tips, techniques and advices on wood finishing.

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Old deck restoration

3 responses · Jun 19, 2021 · by Alexey
Could someone advise what would be the most efficient way to restore dried out wool on deck floor and handrails? …

Blonde Shellac on Swamp Ash

3 responses · May 10, 2021 · by CH
I am looking to finish a solid body guitar, swamp ash with Ardec Super Blonde shellac. Has anyone tried this …

LIFETIME WOOD TREATMENTS on painted boards?

2 responses · Jan 20, 2021 · by Robert Chase
LIFETIME WOOD TREATMENTS: I have had several pine boards custom painted with my military units logo plus inscriptions. I do …

finishing Ash for outdoor table top

2 réponses · 9 Jul 2020 · par Rookie finisher
Hi, I am new to this forum and have a question about finishing a piece of white Ash, picture attached. …

Dresser finishing help!

1 response · Dec 20, 2019 · by Mitzi Walker
I am building a dresser for my new granddaughter, and am trying to match a finish on the bed purchased …

Advanced Buttermilk or Milk Paint Antique finish look technique

1 response · Sep 18, 2013 · by Tommy Pilon
As a follow-up to this method which has previously been posted to our Forums, here is a more advanced technique …

How does water borne oil finish work ?

0 réponses · 25 Mai 2014 · par René Carrier
How does water borne oil finish work ?

Top Ten

0 réponses · 25 Mai 2014 · par René Carrier
Top Ten: Learn the basics of when and how to use these finishes and you will be well on your …

Simple Buttermilk or Milk Paint Antique finish look technique

0 responses · Sep 16, 2013 · by Tommy Pilon
Here is a simple and popular method which will allow you to give an antique finish look to furniture, shelves …

How to maintain a waxed furniture

0 responses · Jun 27, 2013 · by Mathieu Beaulieu
Here’s some advice to remember when we want to maintain a waxed furniture. Always dust off carefully the furniture before …

Maintenance of butcher blocks and cutting boards

0 responses · Jun 27, 2013 · by Mathieu Beaulieu
Cutting boards, butcher blocks or any other surfaces in contact with food are easier to maintain if they are treated …

How to color Linseed oil

0 responses · Jun 27, 2013 · by Mathieu Beaulieu
How to color Double Boiled Linseed Oil for beautiful effects in shades of light Oak to Wenge. Liquid or water …

How to stain wood?

0 responses · Jun 27, 2013 · by Mathieu Beaulieu
At first, a good wood preparation is needed. Checking the condition of gluing and sanding is important. Any glue residue …

Oil on wax

0 responses · Jun 27, 2013 · by Mathieu Beaulieu
Many customers ask us if oils can be applied on wax. The answer is yes, with the proviso that the …

How to keep the color of Cedar for interior

0 responses · Jun 27, 2013 · by Mathieu Beaulieu
It’s possible to keep the natural color of Cedar used in the interior. Commonly, Cedar is used for paneling or …

Proper use of the Carbamex Wax

0 responses · Jun 27, 2013 · by Mathieu Beaulieu
Here’s how to use the Carbamex Wax to obtain stunning results. This technique is prescribed for open wood grain, like …
          

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