How to make sense of all the finishing solvents on the shelves. Step 1: Divide them all into two categories.
Finishing expert Bob Flexner shows you how to achieve a high-style furniture finish using common materials from any home center.
Achieving a glass-flat surface is a lot easier than you might think.
Forget wood conditioner and go for gel stain.
Understanding how sheen works allows you to control the gloss on your finishes.
One of the oft-forgotten tools in finishing is glazes. Here's how to get started with this handy technique.
For small or specialty jobs, spray-can finishing is a good choice.
Despite their names, many of your finishing products simply are a form of varnish.
If the scratch isn't deep, the fix isn't difficult.