Wood Finishing Techniques and Advice
Written by Greg Williams Monday, 18 October 2010 00:00
Finish manufacturers have been dealing with the challenges of lower VOC coating products for quite a while. They've learned a lot, but the information has struggled to reach the small-shop finisher.
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.
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