Category: Furniture Finishing Supplies

Varnishing and Painting Windows and Doors – Tools You Need

Varnishing and Painting Windows and Doors – Tools You Need

Varnishing and Painting your windows and doors can really be a great ways to “Spruce Up” your Home.  These areas are the first part of your home to have the paint chip and flake and to have a dirt and grime become embedded over time.  With a little work and effort you can make your whole house look nicer with just a ...

Flitz Rifle, Gun & Knife Wax Review

Flitz Rifle, Gun & Knife Wax Review

The Flitz brand name is a popular one and this kit of gun and knife wax certainly showcases why that is. Offering a very versatile eco-friendly cleaning solution for a variety of firearms like shotguns and rifles would already be a welcome addition but this wax can also be safely used on knives and other blades. Also ...

Milsek Gun Stock & Barrel Cleaner & Oil Review

Milsek Gun Stock & Barrel Cleaner & Oil Review

Containing no harmful waxes or silicones this Milsek Gun Stock and Barrel Cleaner is just the thing you need to ensure any wooden gun stock stays clean and always looks its best. This barrel cleaner and oil offers a more organic approach to cleaning than many other polishes and gun waxes available. Using a ...

Flitz GW 02785 Off White Rifle and Gun Waxx Review

Flitz GW 02785 Off White Rifle and Gun Waxx Review

Design and formulated with a powerful combination of carnauba and beeswax this Flitz gun wax is the must have companion to anyone's rifle. But rifles and gun stocks are just the beginning because this versatile wax can also be used to achieve amazing results on knifes and even swords. It's nonabrasive and solvent ...

Birchwood Casey Tru-Oil Stock Finish Kit Review

Birchwood Casey Tru-Oil Stock Finish Kit Review

For those of you who like to maintain their gunstocks, Ideal for when you want a bit of everything this generous package from the good folks at Birchwood includes everything you could need to breathe new life into an old stock. The Complete Tru-Oil Gun Stock Finish Kit is the perfect choice if you're looking for a ...

Difference between Lacquer, Varnish and Polyurethane

Difference between Lacquer, Varnish and Polyurethane

The three common types of finish you get on furniture are lacquer, polyurethane and varnish. Sometimes (but not often) you get furniture that is painted. But what are the differences between these types of finish? Lacquer Finish For Furniture Let's start with lacquer. This is a clear nitrocellulose dissolved in ...

Behlen Rockhard Table Top Varnish Review

Behlen Rockhard Table Top Varnish Review

  Rockhard Table Varnish is a high quality natural resin varnish and ideal for hand application. This is the recommended coating when you need a finish to produce a very durable, hard surface. Rockhard Table Varnish is abrasive resistant, will not scratch white, and offers maximum resistance to water, alcohol, ...

McCloskey Spar Marine Varnish Review

McCloskey Spar Marine Varnish Review

McCloskey Man O' War Spar Varnish is the strongest name in clear wood protection. Use McCloskey Spar Varnish on interior and exterior wood surfaces to protect and beautify for years to come. McCloskey Man O' War Spar Varnish is a very easy to apply, tung oil base marine spar varnish that provides maximum ultraviolet ...

Guide to Steel Wool Grades for Furniture Finishing

Guide to Steel Wool Grades for Furniture Finishing

Steel Wool is available in Seven Grades – Each applicable for a Different Purpose Steel wool, also called wire wool, is a rough material that resembles a big grayish cotton ball. It is not as delicate as cotton since it is made out of steel filaments. Steel wool is utilized for lots of reasons such as washing ...

Enamel Paint as a Furniture Finish

Enamel Paint as a Furniture Finish

Enamel Paint can be coated on top of many old wood furniture finishes. Enamel paint is a great option for finishing wood furniture surfaces. Layering enamel on wood furniture is generally called "Enameling." Finishing wood furniture with enamel paints gives a lasting and appealing finish. One advantage of enamel ...

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