July 15, 2019
In episode 10 of our series, Getting Started in Woodworking, we complete our first season with a demonstration on how to apply an oil-and-wax wood finish. This finishing recipe is…
June 3, 2019
Heide Martin uses a vat-dying technique with its roots in fabric dying to give vibrant indigo color to her furniture
April 4, 2019
Maple and cherry don’t have a high tannin content, so they won’t get as dark as oak. But the process yields beautiful grays, blues, and purples.
Create a dark, graphic look that emphasizes the form of a piece
March 28, 2019
Long-lasting mesh sanding pads
March 27, 2019
This steel wool and vinegar method for ebonizing wood is appropriate whether you want a dark, graphic look or tones of gray, blue, and purple
February 27, 2019
Our editors have sorted through our archives for their favorite articles and videos on finishing
January 10, 2019
It’s about more than what’s in the bottle
November 29, 2018
Drain cleaner, roofing tar, and shellac team up for a foolproof finish
October 23, 2018
My favorite way to raise wood projects for finishing or to let a finish dry is a set of jacks (yes, the childhood toy). Throw down a handful on any…
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