STEP 10: LEARN HOW TO TRADITIONALLY FINISH WOODWORKING PROJECTS

//STEP 10: LEARN HOW TO TRADITIONALLY FINISH WOODWORKING PROJECTS
STEP 10: LEARN HOW TO TRADITIONALLY FINISH WOODWORKING PROJECTS2017-04-20T09:34:38+00:00

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

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