Wood Finishing Techniques

There is a wide variety of ways in which to finish wood — some more difficult than others; the most commonly used methods are covered here. The standard procedure of finishing is to sand, fill, stain (if required), fill Ale grain, restore the colour (these last two stages apply only to wood with open pores) … Read more

Sanding, Filling and Painting Woodwork

Before you can paint or polish the things you have made, the final treatment of the wood and joints must be completed. Sanding This is the basic and essential job. Sandpaper is sold in varying degrees of coarseness. The sheets are numbered; the higher the number, the coarser the paper. Curved surfaces are smoothed by … Read more