April 14, 2020
Mike demonstrates one of his favorite finishing methods, which allows him to fully finish the cabinet in one sitting.
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
November 19, 2019
In part two of the first polish, John continues filling the open pores of the wood with shellac, pumice, and good old fashioned elbow grease
November 12, 2019
In a great introduction to shellac for any woodworker, John Coffey discusses different types of shellac, how to mix it, and how to apply it to create a long-lasting, beautiful French polish finish.
November 29, 2018
Drain cleaner, roofing tar, and shellac team up for a foolproof finish
May 30, 2018
Get a sheen from oil without sacrificing its pleasant feel
January 15, 2018
Due to steaming, kiln dried walnut can look gray. This finish recipe will bring back the warm color of old walnut
July 27, 2016
Build an attractive finish in three easy steps
Canned shellac is convenient, but if you want more control over your finish you'll need to mix your own. In this video, executive are director Mike Pekovich shows you how…
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