finish carpentry





9/15/2008
Repairing or replacing trim around a door is easy, and you need only a few simple tools.
9/1/2008
What type of flooring makes sense for a small woodworking shop? Check out these expert suggestions.
5/13/2013
Many wood finishes contain toxic solvents or heavy-metal drying agents. Learn which nontoxic wood finishes are best to use on decks, fences and unfinished, wood-sided homes.
4/8/2010
For a natural looking wood finish, use a mixture of linseed oil and turpentine.
8/1/2009
Check out this expert advice for what kind of finish to put on a wooden deck.
3/11/2011
Steve Maxwell, “Canada’s Handiest Man”, outlines some suggestions on how to become an expert carpenter who can work with wood anywhere.
4/23/2014
Download Steve Maxwell’s free list of tested and approved deck stains that have worked well in field tests.
3/29/2012
See a video on how Steve finishes interior wood with waterbased stains, and why you might want to think beyond just brown colours.
8/9/2013
Learn how to create a yoga studio that enhances your practice and your health.
1/28/2011
Steve Maxwell, Canada’s Handiest Man, answers a homeowner’s question about how best to apply a smooth finish to wood furniture.
1/28/2011
Steve Maxwell, Canada’s Handiest Man, answers a homeowner’s question about how best to apply a smooth finish to wood furniture.
5/20/2011
Steve shares current results and recommendations from his 20 years of observing and applying deck finishing products and techniques.




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