June 4, 2020
One reader asks Chris Becksvoort if sanding too fine will interfere with finishing.
May 5, 2020
The curved back of a regular sanding block makes a great tool for smoothing concave surfaces.
May 4, 2020
Bob Miller shares the racks he made to hold parts while finishing and drying.
April 14, 2020
Mike demonstrates one of his favorite finishing methods, which allows him to fully finish the cabinet in one sitting.
April 1, 2020
Chris Gochnour explains what you need to do to fume wood with ammonia and how to make a vaporproof tent to house the fuming process.
March 25, 2020
From issue #14, George Frank tells a dramatic story of wood finishing failure and salvation.
Ammonia is usually found in three strengths—household, janitorial, and industrial. In this video, we compare the results using each type.
February 27, 2020
Elia Bizzarri demonstrates how he mixes milk paint to produce a classic finish that not only reveals the beauty of the wood, but also adds a depth and warmth that you don't get from thicker, more modern paint.
February 12, 2020
Elia Bizzarri shows how to layer black milk paint over red to create a rich, layered look on his Windsor chairs.
February 4, 2020
Before gluing up the hanging wall cabinet case with only two clamps, Mike prefinishes the case parts with his simple wipe-on shellac method.
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