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Finishing, Refinishing, and Sanding Techniques

Each woodworking technique and article listed below includes detailed instructions, easy-to-read illustrations, color drawings, photographs, and all the information needed to make you a better woodworker. Each technique and article has been shop-tested by the editors of WOOD magazine.


WOOD Finishing eBook
Shellac: Rediscover a Classic Finish
Why Outdoor Finishes Fail (And How to Prevent It)
Polish Your Shellac Skills
Faux Finishes
Scraping Plane
4 Easy Oak Finishes
Low-fuss, Less-dust Sanding
Get "Bar-top" Tough with Epoxy
How to Faux Finish Like a Pro
Guide To Finishing Part 1: Wood Preparation
Guide to Finishing Part 2: Creating the Color You Want
Guide To Finishing Part 3: Clear Choices
Guide to Finishing Part 4: Rubbing Out A Finish
Aniline Dyes
Working with Pine
Oil vs. Film, Choose Your Finish
Picture perfect poly
Custom color your finishes
A pro’s secrets to working with cherry
HVLP: The Way To Spray
Build a Better Finish Using Solvents and Thinners
Success with Staining and Finishing, The Woodworker's Guide to Understanding Wood
Make-it-yourself Mission Finish
Show Off Figure with Dye
Arts & Crafts Finish Without the Fumes
Wet-sanding Basics
What Finish is That Anyway?
Building Exterior Projects That Last, Part 1
Building Exterior Projects that Last, Part 2
How to Give Veneer Tops New Life
How to Make a Veneer Patch Match
Instant Glue, a Fabulous Finish for Small Turnings
Why Wax Wood?
Russ Filebeck’s Award-winning Finish
Rust Busters
Wood Toning 101
Problem Solving Solvents
Coloring Maple
Wipe on Finishes
Take off the Tarnish
The Start of a Great Finish
Painting secrets of a pro
2 ways to enhance walnut’s image
6 great finishes for cherry, maple, and oak
Wipe out project tool marks
7 keys to successful finishing
Colorful finishes to dye for
Create a deep rich country finish
Curtis Buchanan’s 3 show stopping finishes
Make Dings Disappear
Turn bargain boards into luxury lumber
Portable Finishing Center
Shellac: Rediscover a Classic Finish
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