To finish wood, first properly prepare your select wood. Next, select and apply your chosen stain. Finally, add a protective finish. More »

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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... More »

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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... More »

To determine wood screw size, measure the thickness and width of the wood that the screw is entering and root diameter of the screw. Ensure that the size of the screw is such that there is enough wood material beyond and... More »

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To fix a door frame, apply wood filler to the crack, sand down the filler, and then apply latex interior paint to the patch. You need a hammer, finishing nails, a putty knife, wood filler, fine-grit sandpaper, cloth, a p... More »

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As of June 2015, plans for wood duck boxes are available on websites for Ducks Unlimited, the Wood Duck Society and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. The PDF plans include written directions and accompa... More »

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Add crown moulding to cabinets by nailing it to wood mounting strips placed around the front and sides of the top of the cabinets. This project requires a miter saw, a finish nailer and air compressor, crown moulding, mo... More »

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