INTERIOR STAIN  HOW TO'S

Interior wood finishing can be a very confusing topic, especially if you start looking into it on line. It seems like every woodworker has a technique and/or recipe for their own special top coat and process. It doesn't need to be that complicated though. Come in and talk to us about your project we'll not only make sure you have the right products, we'll make sure you feel comfortable tackling it by the time you leave. We've put together a how to section with links to Old Masters web site that will give you some good advice and pointers as well.

NOTE: These links will take you to an outside website. (Old Masters)

SURFACE PREP

This link will take you to Old Masters' Surface Prep section. Note that most projects won't require all of the steps they include in this section.

STAIN SELECTION AND APPLICATION

Learn which type of stain is right for your project and how to apply it.

HOW TO STAIN A FIBERGLASS DOOR

Not as intimidating as you might think. If they trim the door on site save the cut off to practice on.

TOPCOAT SELECTION AND APPLICATION

Proper topcoat type and application will preserve and protect your project for years after its completion.

SHOP-MADE WIPING VARNISH

Okay, this one sounds a bit more advanced, but it's actually quite the opposite. Not only is a wiping varnish easy to make, it's much more foolproof to apply. That goes for beginners and professionals alike. Check it out.

interior wood finishing, wood surface prep