What's the difference between wiping varnish and an oil/varnish blend? What is a Danish oil? How do you know which one to use? The key, Hendrik Varju says, is to understand how these different wipe-on finishes are made. Then you'll have the keys to understanding where each one is best used and how to apply it. Read on to take the mystery out of choosing a wipe-on finish.

From Fine Woodworking #207