Wood Finishing Techniques and Advice
Written by Bob Flexner Monday, 13 September 2010 00:00
Here are 15 of the most common application problems, gathered together in one list. I first describe each problem and then list methods to avoid and fix it - if it's possible to fix.
Written by Greg Williams Monday, 16 August 2010 00:00
I've seen this happen a lot. A shopper buys a nice-looking antique at an auction, antique shop or flea market. It needs a little repair and the finish is a bit shabby, but the proportions are good and it is structurally sound. He envisions it cleaned up, maybe refinished, and restored to its former luster. He takes it to a refinishing shop with a good reputation and explains what he wants done.
Written by Bob Flexner Monday, 19 July 2010 00:00
You may not have thought of it this way, but the opposite meanings of the words "thick" and "thin" explain a lot about wood finishing.
Written by Greg Williams Monday, 14 June 2010 00:00
If you produce a finished wood product with the intention of making a profit, you've had to deal with a defective or damaged product at the delivery site.
Written by Bob Flexner Monday, 17 May 2010 00:00
When you use the term "varnish," you're probably referring to conversion varnish if you spray finishes. If you brush or wipe, you're probably referring to one of the many varnishes sold at home centers and paint stores.
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