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UPDATE: Finishing Wood from Fine Woodworking

UPDATE: Finishing Wood from Fine Woodworking

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See who won a copy of our newly released Special Interest Publication: Finishing Wood

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Three great finishing tips

Three great finishing tips

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From storing brushes between coats to applying just the right amount of wax, these tips will make things easier.

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UPDATE: 3 Book Giveaway! Tauntons Complete Illustrated Guide to...

UPDATE: 3 Book Giveaway! Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to...

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See who won a copy of these 3 new paperback editions.

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Why I love shellac

Why I love shellac

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Shellac is the wonder finish. Dries quick, sands beautifully, looks even better, comes in a variety of tones, and works as a sealer under anything else, too.

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Shop Talk Live 6: On the Pod

Shop Talk Live 6: On the Pod

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This week on Shop Talk Live, finishing expert Jeff Jewitt and FWW editor Asa Christiana take your questions

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Cufflink box

Cufflink box

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This is a large case, 20” x 14” x 14” intended for cufflinks. The main body of the box is made from oak and birch ply – it is veneered with spectacular American sweet gum...

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Start to Finish with Peter Gedrys

Start to Finish with Peter Gedrys

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Here's an opportunity to learn from one of our contributors

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Going to a professional finisher

Going to a professional finisher

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Is it worth paying a professional to finish your project? What are the pros and cons? What is the perspective from the finisher's viewpoint?

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Roland Johnson is Sacramento bound with The Woodworking Shows

Roland Johnson is Sacramento bound with The Woodworking Shows

I had a great time at the Costa Mesa, California show this past weekend. The weather was California mild and the folks attending The Woodworking Show were Midwest friendly; what a great combonbsp...

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Roland Johnson heads for Costa Mesa, California

Roland Johnson heads for Costa Mesa, California

I will be giving finishing seminars throughout the weekend at The Woodworking Shows in Costa Mesa, California.

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UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Traditional Finishing Techniques from the New Best of Fine Woodworking

UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Traditional Finishing Techniques from the New Best of Fine Woodworking

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See who won a copy of Traditional Finishing Techniques

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How to test furniture for a shellac finish

How to test furniture for a shellac finish

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Learn how to discover what the finish is on that old piece of furniture you want to restore.

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Roland Johnson teaches No Fear Finishing at Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking

Roland Johnson teaches No Fear Finishing at Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking

I will be teaching my No Fear Finishing class at Bob Van Dyke's Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking June 28- July 2

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Lessons from a Delivery Guy: How to Avoid Callbacks

I seldom have to repair your piece because of something you did, it's usually something you didn't do.

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Lessons From A Delivery Guy: Callbacks for Finishing Problems

Lessons From A Delivery Guy: Callbacks for Finishing Problems

Giving your finish sufficient time to dry or cure can make the difference between a happy owner and a return.

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Having Trouble Finishing? Heres a Great Product

Having Trouble Finishing? Here's a Great Product

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Minwax Wipe-On Poly goes on fast and easy, without aggravating drips and runs

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A beginners guide to spray finishing

A beginner's guide to spray finishing

Jeff Jewitt has a new book and DVD combination that shows you how to get started spray finishing.

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Exploding Shellac: Finally, an Answer

Exploding Shellac: Finally, an Answer

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We receive an answer as to the cause of gas buildup in old shellac cans.

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The Mysterious Case of the Exploding Shellac Can

The Mysterious Case of the Exploding Shellac Can

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Two reasons you should always check the date of manufacture when purchasing shellac.

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Link Roundup: Surface Prep with Hand Tools vs. Power Tools

Link Roundup: Surface Prep with Hand Tools vs. Power Tools

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The ultimate collection of links to articles and videos that detail how to prepare a wood surface before applying a finish using hand planes and scrapers or power tools and sanders.

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