#313 - June 2009
For many people, the scariest part of building a wood project is the finishing process. After all, if you make a mistake while you’re building, you can usually just cut a new piece. But once you’ve carefully completed the project and you’re brushing on a finish coat, there’s no turning back.
Fortunately, whether you’re a beginning DIYer or an avid woodworker, you can achieve a beautiful, professional-looking finish. The secret is understanding that traditional wood finishing is a step-by-