Videos and articles about finishing traditional wood projects.
By Joshua Farnsworth Have you struggled to sharpen a card scraper? If so, don't feel embarrassed! Years ago when I first started using a card scraper,
Have you ever opened a jar of wood finish that you mixed months ago, only to find that it looks like this? A semi-solid gelatinous
In this video I show a historical method for darkening white oak furniture with industrial strength Ammonia, inside a makeshift plastic fuming tent, and I do it on
In this tutorial I teach how to mix melted beeswax, boiled linseed oil, and turpentine to create a lovely historic wood finish and furniture polish. This recipe
In part four of the above video workshop tour, Don Williams teaches how to use a French Polissoir with a beeswax wood polish to create an incredible
In this second part of Don Williams' workshop tour, he shares his ingenious method for melting and refining raw beeswax for use in his famous beeswax wood finishes.
HOW TO BUILD A DOVETAIL DESK WITH WOODWORKING HAND TOOLS (PART SEVENTEEN) You're not going to believe it. My family didn't believe it. Remember how I started building a dovetailed
I recently conducted an experiment to see what ammonia fuming results I could get using affordable (a.k.a. "cheap") ammonia from local hardware stores (Click here to read my article on