The Best Oil Finishes for Wood Carving

Oil Finishes for Wood Carving

When it comes to wood carving, the right oil finish can make all the difference in the world. There are a variety of oil finishes available that you can use to create a smooth, glossy finish on your wood carving projects. This blog post will discuss the best oil finishes for wood carving and their … Read more

Polishing Polyurethane with Steel Wool

Polishing polyurethane is an important step in working with this versatile material. While it’s common to end up with uneven surfaces during the initial application, these imperfections can be easily addressed using steel wool to smooth out brush strokes and roller marks. Not only will this improve the appearance of your project, but it will … Read more

How long does semi-transparent stain last

semi-transparent stain

Semi-transparent stain is a type of wood stain that is popular for its ability to add color to the wood while still allowing the grain and texture to show through. It is often used on decks, fences, and other outdoor wood surfaces. How long does semi-transparent stain last? The lifespan of a semi-transparent stain can … Read more

The best stain for your kitchen table

the best stain for kitchen table

There are many different types of stains that can be used on a kitchen table, and the best one for your specific needs will depend on a number of factors. These include the type of wood your table is made from, the color and style of your kitchen, and your personal preferences. With that being … Read more

Here are the best oil-based Stain Removers

best oil based stain remover

Often, especially when it comes to old furniture, the desire may arise for you to change the color or adopt a more light tint. Stain is often the substance used when coloring wood. It is, therefore, necessary to have a basic understanding of stains when choosing the right one for your wooden projects, such as … Read more

Can you spray polyurethane with an airless sprayer?

Can you spray polyurethane with an airless sprayer

Graco a big manufacturer of spray systems describes airless spraying as the most versatile and fastest way to achieve professional painting results. Airless spraying is 10 times faster than using a brush. Can the convenience of airless spraying be exploited with polyurethane? This article takes examines using an airless sprayer with polyurethane. Questions answered in … Read more

How to Treat Pine for Outdoor Use


Pine is the wood of choice for amateur and artistic woodworkers. It is relatively cheap, easy to cut or shape, and widely available.  On the flip side, pine is also one of the most difficult woods to finish. It is an unevenly porous wood, making it difficult to absorb finishes evenly. The finish usually soaks … Read more