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Food Safe Finishes for Wood

Happy New Year everyone! 2020 is so far looking to be a wonderful year. I recently started working out what the best food-safe finishes would be for my wooden utensils. I want to get them not only to feel good, but to look as good as they feel, and to hold that finish while in […]

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Applying a Tung Oil Finish

It seems to be winter again here for a few days. No, it didn’t snow like this here, but I did take the picture, and I was chilly so I thought it might be fitting. I receive a lot of questions on finishing wood, so I thought I’d try to give a few pointers for […]

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Hand Rubbed Danish Oil Finish

Our students often ask how to finish their projects, be it a rocking chair or table. Often times we have just enough time to complete the piece, and don’t have time to apply a finish. Although applying the finish is not hard it requires a step by step methodic approach which I have outlined here […]

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