Wood Finishing We Woodworkers Cover A Lot Of Project Styles And Applications But Which Finish Is Best For What Project Which Will Give Us The Enhancing Result We Imagine Protect Our Project And Offer Easy Maintenance I Ll Discuss Here Which Types Of Finishes Work Best In What Applications Plus Expose Some Facts About Today S Healthy Finishes Healthy For You Your Loved Ones And Our Planet To See Photos Of Sample Boards And Read Some Application Tips Visit Our Website To Read This Article Online
Wood finishing we woodworkers cover a lot of project styles and applications but which finish is best for what project which will give us the enhancing result we imagine protect our project and offer easy maintenance i ll discuss here which types of finishes work best in what applications plus expose some facts about today s healthy finishes healthy for you your loved ones and our planet to see photos of sample boards and read some application tips visit our website to read this article online is post about Magazine bookmarked by gary with ID 11933796917 was uploaded on 01-02-2019 and has been viewed 396,185 times.
Healthy Clear Coatings: What They Are, How They Work and Why You Should Use Them Photos by Mark Salusbury (Product Images by Manufacturers) Long ago and far away, woodworkers used natural solutions to treat and coat their products.
Bees and carnauba wax; oils extracted from walnut, tung, flax and other plants; extracts of the lac bug, which when mixed with alcohol created lustrous shellac.Healthy finishes indeed but short on durability and requiring regular replenishment or skill to apply and maintain.
Industrial Age manufacturers developed new solutions which, mixed with petrochemical solvents, could be applied fast, cured to a hard film and required little maintenance.We makers of all stripes simply accepted the smelly solvent fume induced wooziness and the toxic cleanup of these oil-based finishes.
The options were spirits-based coatings or more highly refined thinners-based coatings and lacquers.These manmade coatings, diluted and carried using petrochemical liquids, give off massive volumes of volatile organic compounds, 'VOC's', which have since been proven to be very serious health hazards to all life forms.
Briefly, not all VOC's are bad.Biological VOC's, widely found in nature as 'green leaf volatiles' within the scents emitted from plants, is their means of communicating with other natural creations.Animals,...