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.
January 16, 2020
Tables give guidelines when you're mixing shellac in small portions
January 6, 2020
Keep bags of dust organized by wood species so you can fill gaps and make repairs.
December 4, 2019
In the conclusion of this series, John Coffey gives a brief overview of the different methods he uses when French polishing carved elements.
November 26, 2019
In the second polish, John finishes filling the grain, and begins bodying, or building up a thin film of finish to achieve the look he's after
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