Finishing Touch Make Your Own Finish Without The Thick Build Up Common To Film Finishes
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Shop Made Finishes Photos by Rob Brown Varnish (including polyurethane) by itself is a great finish.It produces a clear finish with a lot of depth; has superior water, abrasion, solvent and heat resistance, and it has good rubbing and polishing qualities.
However, it can be finicky to apply if you're not adept at brushwork, and it's notorious for becoming embedded with dust - because it dries slowly.An alternative, which might give you the best of both worlds, are shop-made blended finishes.
The results they produce can be very satisfying.Basically, there are two types of these finishes - wiping varnish and oil/varnish blends.These finishes are quick to make and very easy to apply - basically you wipe or rub them on and wipe them off.
Clean-up is a breeze, and you only need to mix what you'll use for the project at hand.They provide a natural look to your projects and are moderately durable and easily repairable.Best of all, they're super economical to make.
Because both of these finishes employ varnish, your projects will end up with a slight amber tinge that darkens with age (the oil/varnish blends will darken the most).Wiping varnishThis is just about the easiest finish to...