Danish Oil vs Polyurethane (Pros & Cons of Each)

When we talk about different types of wood finish, two types get mentioned regularly, and they are Danish oil and polyurethane varnish. The first one is a natural extract mixed with some additives, both natural and artificial. Polyurethane varnish is a synthetic product but may contain some natural additives as well. Today, both these finishes … Read more

Danish Oil vs Boiled Linseed Oil (BLO)

Items made of wood are and will always be appealing. There is something about the way the grain patterns and the color of the wood that makes it very attractive. We call the last stage of creating any woodworking item as applying a “finish.” You can read more about how to use different types of … Read more

Shellac vs Polyurethane – Wood Finish Comparison

One of the essential stages of woodworking is applying a finish to the wood. Even the most skillfully-executed woodworking project will appear incomplete if it doesn’t have a proper finish. By “finish,” we refer to applying a coating to the surface of the wood to enhance its appearance and add a protective layer to it. … Read more

Food Safe Wood Finishes – Best Wood Finishes To Use

Wood finds use in a variety of different areas. One place that wood plays a prominent role is in processing and serving food. Wood in the kitchen imparts a rustic look to objects. In this brief but interesting post, we look at the various types of objects that you can make out of wood related … Read more

Everything You Need To Know About Shellac Flakes (FAQs)

Shellac, a resin that occurs naturally, finds several uses, not only in woodworking but also in other areas. In woodworking, you can find shellac in liquid as well as solid form. A popular way to procure shellac is in the form of shellac flakes, making it convenient to carry and use. Shellac plays a prominent … Read more

6 Best Wood Finishes For Outdoor Furniture

When it comes to wooden furniture, we look for something that appears smart but also offers durability. But, with outdoor furniture, we need to take care of certain other aspects as well. Although the choice of wood plays a critical role in outdoor furniture, there are several other factors that you need to consider as … Read more

Best Ways To Preserve & Maintain Outdoor Wooden Furniture 

Wooden table and chairs

You may have outdoor space like a backyard or garden where you have a deck or patio. If so, you are likely to have some outdoor furniture ranged around. We get outdoor furniture made of different materials like steel, plastic, and wood. If you have outdoor furniture made of wood, you need to take certain … Read more

Boiled Linseed Oil (BLO) vs. Tung Oil – Pros & Cons

As a woodworker, you will need to be acquainted with different types of wood finishes. Two popular wood finishes that you can get is from boiled linseed oil and tung oil. Each of these oils has its advantages and disadvantages. Moreover, you need to adopt different procedures to use each oil. In a past article, … Read more