September 25, 2019
Thin layers of dye, glazes, and sealers create an aged Arts and Crafts look
September 3, 2019
Vic Tesolin doesn't have a favorite finish, he uses the one that is the most appropriate... which is almost always shellac
August 30, 2019
Craftspeople have been branding their work for ages, and it can be an important part of identifying a piece. Here are some tips for how to brand your work.
August 28, 2019
Bob Miller explains why you should head to the local liquor store before applying your next shellac finish
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
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