Oil and VarnishOils and varnishes are popular and easy to apply finishing products. Our experts have some helpful tips and techniques for what finishes to use and how to best apply them.
Removing White Heat Marks from Oak Kitchen Tables with Mineral Spirits
When refinishing an oak table, mineral spirits and a nylon abrasive pad clean any water and heat marks, allowing you to apply a new finish.
UGL Zar ULTRA MAX Wood Stain Adds Oil-Based Color to Water-Based Drying
UGL’s Zar ULTRA MAX Wood Stain adds the fast drying of a water based product to an oil based stain coloration with six different colored stains.
Should You Finish Scroll Saw Cut Figurines with Tung Oil or Danish Oil
Making small figurines is a passion of many woodworkers, but when it comes to finishing them there are two schools of thought on what oil to use.
Tung Oil Finish for a Kitchen Table?
Is Tung Oil an appropriate finish for a kitchen table? Our woodworking experts will let you know and advise you on finishing your table.
More Finishing Options at Rockler
Rockler offers a wide variety of finishing supplies including the newest line of products from Minwax, for woods of many different types.
What is Table Top Varnish?
Table top varnish? What’s that? Find out why you’ll need table top varnish if you want a great finish to your woodworking project.
Water-based Finish over an Oil-based Finish
A water based finish can’t be applied over an Oil based finish – or can it? Our woodworking experts discuss this woodworking myth.
Start to Finish: The Endurance Test
Picking the “right” finish for your most recent woodworking project may seem like a daunting task. The author provides three questions to ask before you begin.