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Finishing & Sanding

Sanding and finishing can become less tedious by using a few of these simple tricks.


Applying a Water-based Finish to a Tool Cart

Applying a Water-based Finish to a Tool Cart

Phil shares some tips and tricks for creating a great-looking and durable finish for your shop projects as he completes … Read More

Glass-Smooth Epoxy Surface

Glass-Smooth Epoxy Surface

Versatile epoxy fills pores and creates a smooth, durable moisture barrier for a fine furniture finish. Read More

How To Apply a Weathered, Aged Finish

How To Apply a Weathered, Aged Finish

Give your projects a silvery gray appearance with an easy-to-apply finishing product. Read More

Creating a Glazed Finish

Creating a Glazed Finish

In this video, Dillon shows the simple process he used to get a rich, aged finish with milk paint and … Read More

Lathe Sanding Drum

Lathe Sanding Drum

In a woodshop with limited space, having one tool perform multiple functions is invaluable, so instead of investing money and … Read More

Refinishing Outdoor Furniture

Refinishing Outdoor Furniture

Logan revitalizes his outdoor bench by stripping off the old coating and giving it a fresh exterior oil finish. Read More

Standoffs for Finishing

Standoffs for Finishing

Here's an easy set up that the helps speed up the finishing process. Read More

Sander Boom Arm

Sander Boom Arm

This clever bench accessory takes a lot of the frustration out of sanding duties. Read More

Easy Aged Pumpkin Pine Finish

Easy Aged Pumpkin Pine Finish

You don’t have to wait years to get the warm look of aged pine. With the right finishing techniques you … Read More

Woodworking Tip: Makeshift Sanding Station

Woodworking Tip: Makeshift Sanding Station

Sanding small parts can be a pain. They're hard to hold while also managing a sander. Luckily, Phil shares a … Read More

Quick Tips Vol. 9

Quick Tips Vol. 9

These tips will make sanding and shaping chores a lot easier. Read More

Shop-Made Wood Filler

Shop-Made Wood Filler

To get a perfect wood filler match, it's best to go the source. Here's an easy way to make holes … Read More

Shop-Made Flap Sander

Shop-Made Flap Sander

Sanding drums are great tools for smoothing curves. But for tight radii and small holes, there isn't a sanding drum … Read More

Custom Hardware Finishes

Custom Hardware Finishes

Here are three, simple recipes to transform the look of steel hardware. Read More

Curved Parts Sander

Curved Parts Sander

When your project throws you a curve this simple sander will knock it out of the park. Read More