Wood Finishing Techniques and Advice
Written by Greg Williams Monday, 17 February 2014 00:00
Sometimes it’s really the little things that make a difference.
Written by Bob Flexner Monday, 20 January 2014 00:00
For the last half-century or so in the United States, we have devoted a lot of attention and resources to cleaning up the environment. As applied to coatings, the primary emphasis has been on reducing the amount of smog-causing solvents used in our paints and finishes. These solvents are called VOCs (volatile organic compounds).
Written by Greg Williams Monday, 16 December 2013 00:00
It’s too expensive.
Written by Bob Flexner Monday, 18 November 2013 00:00
Most professions and trades have their own vocabulary. Here are some of the more obscure terms we use in wood finishing:
Written by Greg Williams Monday, 21 October 2013 00:00
Most people who repair minor damage to finished wood are familiar with resin burn-in sticks, polyester fillers such as Bondo and epoxies of various sorts. Far and away the most versatile filler, almost a perfect replacement for wood, is the epoxy stick generically called “Tootsie Roll” epoxy.
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