February 16, 2016
A concentrated dye is used to create a ground color
January 13, 2016
Although often rushed or skipped completely, hand sanding is crucial.
January 6, 2016
Beautify a wood door with dye, stain, varnish, and a commitment to doing the process right.
This simple drying rack is perfect when spraying cabinet doors with lacquer. With it, I can spray a door, wait 15 minutes until the fast-drying lacquer is dry to touch,…
September 16, 2015
I often have found myself looking around the job site for a way to store my brush temporarily in wet paint. It occurred to me recently that there’s almost always…
My painting contracting business specializes in custom homes and restorations, and we finish a lot of siding and trim prior to installation. In order to dry large deliveries, we build…
July 11, 2015
Uncover the beauty in old hardwood flooring with a little patience and some great professional advice.
May 13, 2015
The basic setup, operation, and maintenance of this versatile, labor-saving tool is a lot easier than you think.
March 4, 2015
This "Building Skills" article details the procedures for prepping a steel six-panel door, then painting it to mimic a wood door. A sidebar discusses the tools needed for the job,…
January 7, 2015
Faced with having to stain and finish lots of small veneered and edge-banded plywood components, I came up with this quick and simple drying rack. It let me stain five…
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