VIDEO: Fixing Ammonia Fuming Effects on Sapwood
Chris Marshall explains ammonia fuming for oak and what to do if sapwood creates some different coloration from the heartwood.
Six Simple Finishes
Six examples of simple finishes that anyone can use to enhance their next project.
Five Quick and Easy Woodturning Finishes
Whether you’re finishing spindles, bowls or treenware, here are some topcoat options you may have on hand already.
VIDEO: Favorite Woodturning Finishes
Ernie Conover shares his favorite wood finishes for woodturning and how to apply them to different types of projects.
Style Adjustment, Thanks to Paint
Would a true woodworker paint a table and then dare to tell about it?
PROJECT: Slab “Pond” Table
A huge slab of spalted maple found its way into our shop. It had one big problem: a hole surrounded by punky wood. So we decided to find out what pouring epoxy resin was all about.
VIDEO: How to Apply a Painted Finish on Wood
Rob Johnstone explains the best method for adding paint to a piece of raw wood.
VIDEO: Making an Epoxy Resin Pond Table
Rob Johnstone demonstrates the full build and finish of his spalted maple slab table, including a unique epoxy pour.
VIDEO: How to Use an HVLP Sprayer
An HVLP spray system is a great way to apply a finish. Learn the basics of using an HVLP sprayer.
Finish Shelf Life, and How to Extend It
Learn how to store your finish, how to tell if it’s still any good and how to get rid of it when you need to.