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…
October 10, 2018
While these dark stains look bad, they’re easy to remove using a common household cleaner, and without removing any material
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