Finishing

How to Sand, Stain and Topcoat Wood Furniture

How to Sand, Stain and Topcoat Wood Furniture

Learn how to finish unfinished furniture; includes details on wood preparation and tips on working with stains and clear top coats.

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How to Make Custom Sanding Blocks

How to Make Custom Sanding Blocks

Learn how to make custom sanding blocks to fit a variety of moldings; details include working with and shaping foam insulation.

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How to Refinish a Kitchen Table

How to Refinish a Kitchen Table

Strip, Stain and Recoat Your Old Wooden Table Top to Restore the Scarred Oak Veneer to a Beautiful New Finish

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How to Stain and Finish an Antique Dresser

How to Stain and Finish an Antique Dresser

Salvage a Painted Antique by Removing Grease and Water Marks and Restoring the Stained and Varnished Beauty of Its Wood

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How to Restore the Finish on an Antique Table

How to Restore the Finish on an Antique Table

Learn how to restore rather than refinish an antique table with a scratched and lifeless finish

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How to Repair Broken Corners and Edges on Furniture

How to Repair Broken Corners and Edges on Furniture

A technique for replacing and restoring missing or damaged edges and corners on furniture and cabinets.

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How to Repair and Refinish an Antique Chair

How to Repair and Refinish an Antique Chair

Learn how to repair and refinish an antique chair; includes details on disassembling the chair, making repairs, reassembly, and finishing.

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