|STEP 10| LEARN HOW TO TRADITIONALLY FINISH WOODWORKING PROJECTS

By Joshua Farnsworth

Step 10 is one of my favorite steps, because you get to see the true beauty reveal itself in the wood, and the grain patterns shine forth! I’ll admit it, I’m not one of those woodworkers who love complex finish recipes, but I love making it as simple as possible. In the above video I introduced quite a few of the well-known finishes used by woodworkers (there’s probably a lot more) but I encourage everyone to experiment and find out which finishes they like the best.

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 My favorite, easiest, & fastest wood finish

I personally love the ease, safety, historical significance, and beauty of a simple boiled linseed oil finish, with a buffed topcoat of furniture wax. This video quickly summarizes how I do it:

What are some of your favorite finishes or finish recipes? Please share them in the comment box below!

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