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

7 Types Of Wood Finishes – Woodworking Guide 101

bushing finish on wood

It is not compulsory to stain wood on completion of a job. However, you can apply a wood finish which serves to protect the surface of the wood. If you don’t provide a finish, the wood could dry out, become dull and deteriorate, on exposure to moisture and heat. The wood may also swell, so … Read more

Polycrylic vs. Polyurethane (Pros & Cons)

When choosing between different types of wood finishes, you will most likely hear a debate about which is better: polycrylic or polyurethane? The fact of the matter is that each of these chemical finishes has its own strengths and weaknesses. We will be discussing these factors throughout this article to help you make the best … Read more