Start to Finish: The Endurance Test
Picking the right wood finish for your most recent woodworking project may seem like a daunting task, given the confusing array of choices. To make the best selection, ask yourself three important questions before you begin...
Nordy Finishing Q&A
Nordy Rockler founded Rockler Woodworking and Hardware in 1954. Over the last half century, Nordy has spent thousands of hours in the workshop, building projects and perfecting his finishing techniques. In this interview, Nordy discusses the art of finishing and points out some of his favorite products.
Wood Stain in a Nutshell
Creating a beautifully stained wood finish is easy, once you're armed with a few facts. Learn the basics of wood stain and staining techniques, including when to use store-bought pigmented stains, dye stains, toners and more.
What is Table Top Varnish When a wood surface needs extra protection from scratches and spills, table top varnish is the perfect choice. Here's a vote for one of our favorites, along with a few wood finish fundamentals.
Fixing Chips and Scratches Nothing catches the eye like a big ole scratch or chip right in the middle of an otherwise beautifully finished wood surface – except, possibly, a failed attempt to cover it up. Here are a few expert tips to help you repair like a pro.
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