To finish wood, first properly prepare your select wood. Next, select and apply your chosen stain. Finally, add a protective finish.
Tips for applying polyurethane varnish include choosing the proper brush, dampening the brush with solvent, pouring only what is needed into a separate container, applying the polyurethane in the direction of the wood gr...
To finish a knotty alder door while preserving the natural beauty of the wood, SFGate suggests sanding and varnishing. The sanding process requires two sawhorses, 320- and 420-grit sand paper, and a vacuum cleaner and na...
Tips for building a smokehouse include building with untreated wood, building on a gravel pad and installing steel bars inside the smokehouse. Having a cock-eyed roof is not a problem because it helps with ventilation.
To make cabinet doors, measure the cabinet holes, cut the wood to the right width, fashion the stiles, fashion the rails, cut the panels and assemble the doors. Making each door takes about one hour and requires lumber, ...
To stain a new outdoor wood deck, sand it, cover nearby vegetation, apply the stain, and allow the deck to dry. The supplies needed for this one-week project include a safety mask, a hose, plastic sheeting, a putty knife...
To distress wood, use a commercial sander that is fitted with a distressing disk. Hand tools, such as a soldering iron, screwdriver, hammer or wire brush, are also effective in distressing a wood floor.