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Woodworking Staining

The perfect color of stain and the right touch can put the perfect finishing touches on your latest woodworking projects. Learn more here.

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    How to Build a DIY Nightstand

    Learn how to build your own custom nightstand using minimal tools and moderate woodworking skills.

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    Different Types of Wood Stains and Finishes

    Wood stains and finishes can make ordinary wood look gorgeous and gorgeous wood look ordinary. It's all in choosing the...

    10 DIY Projects To Make Work-From-Home Life Easier

    Don't be stuck with a lousy workspace. These 10 DIY projects will make your work-from-home experience MUCH easier.

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    How to Stain Wood

    Get a perfect finish on even hard-to-stain woods like cherry and pine

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    The DIY Guide to Finishing a Table Top

    34 tips for glass-smooth tabletop finishing perfection

    How to Lay Mosaic Tiles

    A handy guide to laying and setting mosaic tile from one of our most trusted tile experts. Plus, a quick...

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    How to Stain Unfinished Wood with Used Coffee Grounds

    No need to buy a stain for your next woodworking project. It only takes a few common household ingredients: steel...

    Spray Finishing on Wood

    Flawless results with aerosol cans

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    How to Whitewash Wood: 3 Simple Techniques

    Looking for that rustic farmhouse look of whitewashed wood? Try any of these three simple techniques on how to whitewash...

    Wood Finishing Tips

    Get a silky smooth finish on your next project

    Tips for Using Water Based Varnish

    Get great results from water-based finishes

    18 Handy Hints for Wood Finishing

    From finishing standoffs to paint booths, these 18 tips and tricks will guarantee better finishes on your next woodworking projects.

    How to Match Wood Stain: Head to the Paint Store

    This is the easiest, most accurate way to match wood stain for your project.

    Seriously Simple Standoffs for Painting and Finishing Projects

    Try this simple little trick next time you need a stand to prop up your painting of finishing project.

    How to Care for Your Indoor Teak Furniture

    How to Care for Your Indoor Teak Furniture

    Nutty Stain Mixer

    When you open a fresh can of oil-based wood stain, drop in two medium-size steel nuts.

    Spray Bottle for Stain

    Here’s an easier way to stain or seal chairs, lattice or anything with numerous tight recesses.

    Shop-made Finishing Standoffs

    Quickly make these cheap finishing standoffs from parts you already have around the shop.

    Reader Project: DIY Shutters

    My wife and I have always admired the stained shutters you see on new homes but were unwilling to pay

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    How to Apply Polyurethane

    4 Simple steps to a finish as smooth as glass

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    Achieve a Flawless Wood Finish with Rub-on Oil

    Find out how to apply a wood finish with no brush marks, drips or runs.

    How to Stain Furniture

    Get clean, crisp stain lines and smooth clear coats

    Polyurethane Finish: Good vs. Bad

    A little bit of skin over the top doesn't always mean you have to throw old poly away

    Finishing Wood Trim With Stain and Varnish

    Follow these four steps (no shortcuts!) and you'll get a perfect finish every time

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    Install Mosaic Tile

    In some ways, setting mosaic tile is just like setting any other tile. But because the individual tiles are small...

    Pro Tips for Using Varnish and Stain

    Get a silky smooth finish