Achieving a glass-flat surface is a lot easier than you might think.
Forget wood conditioner and go for gel stain.
For small or specialty jobs, spray-can finishing is a good choice.
One of the oft-forgotten tools in finishing is glazes. Here's how to get started with this handy technique.
Understanding how sheen works allows you to control the gloss on your finishes.
These products are easy to apply with good results
Leaving the underside of your tabletop bare doesn't cause warping.
Sometimes it's a good technique for repairing damaged finishes.
If the scratch isn't deep, the fix isn't difficult.