Wood Finishing If You Ask Woodworkers What Their Least Favourite Aspect Of Woodworking Is Most Will Tell You They Dislike Applying A Finish To A Project
Wood finishing if you ask woodworkers what their least favourite aspect of woodworking is most will tell you they dislike applying a finish to a project is post about Magazine bookmarked by darrell with ID 11579589887 was uploaded on 08-01-2019 and has been viewed 359,756 times.
High Quality Finishing with HVLP Most magazine articles focus heavily on project construction, saying little, if anything, on the how to finish the project.Typical advice is to "apply a finish of your choice".
Your choice of finish will be determined to a great extent by the intended use of the object.A hand rubbed oil and beeswax finish is appropriate for fine furniture that isn't subjected to daily wear, but for a project that will see a lot of use, a modern high-tech finish is a better choice.
Finishing Products Have ImprovedThere have been numerous advances in finishing technology, both in the products and in the application equipment.Reactive film finishes like varnish and polyurethane are now easier to use as the formulations have been improved to reduce volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and improve the ease of application.
Long drying times and application by brush have meant that it was time-consuming and difficult to achieve a perfect finish in a home-based shop.The inevitable brush marks and dust contaminated finishes have been the bane of woodworkers for decades.
Water-based finishes were developed to deal with these problems.They are easily brushed on, and dry rather quickly, reducing some of the problems with dust contamination....