An acquaintance of mine was making a small project out of maple and he wanted it to be black. He asked if dye would do it, or should he use a different wood?
The danger of linseed oil rags spontaneously combusting is not new in the woodworking world. But because so many woodworkers use wipe-on stains and finishes that contain linseed oil, the warning [...]
If you follow this blog, you may be aware that I’m fascinated by smart coatings and coatings that perform tasks you would never expect.
A newly-installed oak floor finished with oil-based polyurethane wouldn't dry. Bob Flexner explains why, and how to avoid this finishing conundrum.
Bob Flexner (assisted by his grandson) repair an upholstered chair the quick and dirty way.
While the effort to ban methylene chloride paint strippers continues, several large retail suppliers have now removed these products from their shelves.
Winter is fast approaching, and it may be that your shop or garage is not warm enough for finishes to dry in a reasonable time. Bob Flexner has the answer.