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  • A Complete Finish in a Day
      Oil, shellac, and wax are a foolproof combo for a quick finish
    by StartWoodworking - member |
    September 13, 2012
    Choosing the Right Furniture Finish
    Learn how to choose the best finish for all your woodworking and furniture projects
    by StartWoodworking - member |
    September 7, 2012
    Aerosol Finishes for Woodworking
    Don't underestimate the power of aerosolized finishes for hobbyist woodworkers. By following a few simple guidelines, anyone can achieve spectacular results.
    by StartWoodworking - member |
    July 19, 2012
    Easy Arts and Crafts Finish
    By combining water-based dyes with oil-based stains, you can mimic the rich, warm look of antique Arts & Crafts furniture, without dangerous fuming techniques.
    by StartWoodworking - member |
    April 25, 2012
    Simple 3-Part Furniture Finish
    Learn how to apply an easy three-part finish to your furniture projects.
    by Ed_Pirnik - member |
    November 2, 2011
    The Mysterious Case of the Exploding Shellac Can
    Two reasons you should always check the date of manufacture when purchasing shellac.
    by Ed_Pirnik - member |
    June 27, 2011
    How to Refinish Furniture with an Antique Look
    When it comes to refinishing furniture, DIYers can quickly get lost amid the dozens-upon-dozens of finishing options.
    by Ed_Pirnik - member |
    April 14, 2011
    Mixing and Applying Wax
    Great product for decorating or protecting a wood surface
    November 23, 2010
    A Time and a Place for Every Finishing Method
    Should you use a wipe-on, brush-on, or spray finish?
    by Mark_Schofield - author |
    November 11, 2010
    Our Favorite Finishes
    Selecting a finish can be a daunting task. Here are a few of the more common furniture finishes out there, with information on the benefits and downsides of each.
    by StartWoodworking - member |
    November 9, 2010
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