Furniture Finishes

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Using Sheets as Room Dividers: A Good Idea?

Room dividers are used primarily to break up a room into several separate spaces. They are commonly used

Constructing Asian-Inspired Room Dividers

Asian room dividers offer privacy and style with a variety of patterns and traditional Asian themes to

How to Build Portable Room Dividers

Portable room dividers are some of the most widely used types of room dividers. This is because unlike

Building a Sliding Room Divider

Building your own sliding room divider is an easy and economical way to add privacy to a multi-use bedroom

Sliding Room Dividers vs. Hanging Room Dividers

If you are thinking of installing room dividers in your home, you have the option between sliding room

Four Uses for Folding Room Dividers

Folding room dividers are an innovative decorative option that is gaining popularity in many homes. When

Building a Shoji Room Divider for Your Bedroom

A Shoji room divider is a traditional Japanese style dividing screen that is made from rice paper and

What is the best way to apply polyurethane paint to my wood floors?

Hardwood flooring, although preferred by many homeowners, will invariably need maintenance such as applying

Can I apply a polyurethane finish on my laminate floors?

As a homeowner you may feel at times an inclination to paint your laminate floor with a polyurethane

What is the difference between satin and semi-gloss polyurethane finishes?

Getting ready to paint cabinets or flooring in your house with a polyurethane finish? Wondering whether

Guide to Antique Furniture Finishes

Antique Wood Furniture, because of its value, should be approached carefully by any do-it-yourselfer.

Guide to Oil Finishes on Furniture

The oil finish can have many names, from countries (i.e., French, Danish, Dutch) to brands. Basically

Guide to Shellac Furniture Finishes

Old furniture may have a shellac finish, probably refinished at home. Knotty pine rooms also were normally

Guide to Varnished Finishes

Varnished wood should be protected with a furniture wax. As wax and varnish are perishable, protect surfaces

Polyurethane Info

Let's talk about what is probably the most widely used (by homeowners) furniture finish today: polyurethane.

Tung Oil Info

One of the really great finishes available today (and under rated in my opinion), is tung oil. Most of

Types of Furniture Finishes

There are as many different ways to classify furniture finishes as there are people to make up the classifications.

Varnish Info

Now when I say "varnish," I do not mean polyurethane. Varnish as a finish is really quite old, being

Answering Furniture Painting and Finishes Questions

Q. I would like to paint my son's crib white for my daughter who will be born next month. How do I do