Wood Finishing Most Woodworkers Will Agree The Fun Is In The Making Not The Finishing
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Surface Preparation We all seem to switch to 'groan and moan' mode when it comes to putting the 'finishing' touches to our projects.The truth is, putting a decent finish on your project is not as difficult as it may seem.
It all begins with care and attention to the way we prepare the wood surface before we apply our chosen finish.So, to start off this series on wood finishing, we will be looking at wood surface preparation.
In upcoming articles we'll be looking at applying various finishes, including shellac, oil, varnishes and lacquers.If you want to improve your finishing skills, a couple of things will help: access to reliable information the appropriate tools and finishing supplies, and lots of practice.
To properly prepare wood surfaces for finishing you need a few basic tools, which many readers may already have at hand.You've correctly guessed that the main 'tool' is sandpaper.I recommend that you buy premium sandpaper.
It lasts longer and gives better performance.The two brands that I particularly like are Norton's No-Fil Adalox Aluminum Oxide 'Champagne Magnum' paper and the Mirka Royal brand.Both of these stearated papers are flexible yet tough, with excellent edge wear and superior load resistance.