How to Safely Dispose of Paint and Finish Cans Quickly
Combining a cookie sheet and cooling rack with some WD-40 will help you dispose of your old paint and finish cans.
How to Determine if Wood Finish, Varnish, and Oils Have Expired and Extend or Dispose of Them
Most finishing products don’t have an expiration date, so our expert tells you how to determine whether or not you can still use them and how to dispose of them if you can’t.
What Are the Advantages of Clear Aerosol Spray Can Finishing Supplies
Aerosol finishing cans can provide the same finish as common brush on finishes, though slightly diluted, in a fraction of the time.
Sansin Purity Interior Zero VOC Penetrating Stain for Hardwood and Softwood
Sansin Purity Interior Zero VOC Penetrating Stain provides deep water-based staining for hard and softwoods for both wipe and spray usage.
How to Get a Shiny Finish with Lacquer, Shellac, Varnish or Polyurethane
For some projects, a clear, shiny finish is perfect, but even good woodworkers struggle with smooth finishes, our expert lends his advice.
Green Finishing Products: Oil- and Water-Based Finishes, Shellac, Beeswax and More
Woodworkers are starting to take more note about what impact finishing products have on the environment and how to personally make less impact.
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.
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.
Waterborne Wood Finishes
Waterborne wood finishes offer many benefits including being more environmentally friendly. Learn why you might want to use them today.
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.