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A Custom Finish for Affordable Doors
A Custom Finish for Affordable DoorsOnline Membership Required

Layers of dye and glaze add instant character to an inexpensive interior door

What's the Difference: Deck stain
What's the Difference: Deck stain

Most stains are engineered to color and protect wood in a single coat and are available in oil-based, water-based, and water-based epoxy-fortified mixtures

Audio: Finishing New Stairs in an Old House
Audio: Finishing New Stairs in an Old House

A finish job years in the making takes a few turns, but comes out all right in the end

Cut in stain at the ceiling
Q & A: Cut in stain at the ceiling

Tip: Improvised touch-up paintbrush

There's a Better Way: Small-Scale Drywall Texturing
Video: There's a Better Way: Small-Scale Drywall Texturing

For quick texture touch-ups, grab a plastic bottle, some joint compound, and an air gun

Finishing Secrets for Furniture-Grade Trim
Finishing Secrets for Furniture-Grade TrimOnline Membership Required

Whether you’re staining a door, built-in cabinetry, or the millwork in between, follow these steps for a flawless finish

What's the Difference?: Wood stains
What's the Difference?: Wood stains

To get good finishing results, you need to understand the two main types of wood stain available and the way they perform

11 Wood-Flooring Problems, and Their Solutions
11 Wood-Flooring Problems, and Their Solutions

For flawless wood floors, avoid these installation and finishing mistakes

Five things you didn't know about paint
Five things you didn't know about paint

Stats on everything from paint sales and components to factories and labor costs 

What's the Difference: Paintable caulk
What's the Difference: Paintable caulk

Does price matter, or is a latex caulk by any other name still the same?

Proper Paint Preparation

Click before you dip. For a quality paint job, the first thing you need to do is consult our collection of tips and advice from the pros.

Q & A: The path to a perfect finish

Why Pay More for Paint?
Why Pay More for Paint?

Because the binders, pigments, and additives that make long-lasting, durable finishes don’t come cheap

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