Category Archives: Finishing

Anything related to finishing: oil, varnishes, lacquer, dyes, stains, etc.

Black poplar bowl

When I got home last night, I couldn’t wait and immediately started working on the piece of black poplar I got from Mark. It turns very nicely, but does need a bit of sanding. During the sanding I noticed that … Continue reading

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Wax polish

A while ago, I bought some micro-crystalline wax from Chestnut. It works well, and gives a very nice smooth finish, but it doesn’t go hard, and surfaces are easily scratched, and then it can be a bit of a mission … Continue reading

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Danish oil application

I have used danish oil on quite a few of my items, it gives a very nice sheen without being too glossy. Recently I finished a set of cheese plates for my wife, and applied the oil with a brush. … Continue reading

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