Can You Stain Pressure-Treated Wood?
Just because you used pressure-treated lumber doesn't mean your outdoor project has to stay green. Not only can you can...
What To Know About Exterior Wood Stain
Tired of maintaining an outdoor wood finish that peels? Exterior wood stain provides the same protection without the headaches.
8 Best Wood Stain Colors
Here are eight of the best wood stain colors for 2021 according to interior designers, color experts and DIYers.
Different Types of Wood Stains and Finishes
Wood stains and finishes can make ordinary wood look gorgeous and gorgeous wood look ordinary. It's all in choosing the...
How to Lay Mosaic Tiles
A handy guide to laying and setting mosaic tile from one of our most trusted tile experts. Plus, a quick...
How to Stain Unfinished Wood with Used Coffee Grounds
No need to buy a stain for your next woodworking project. It only takes a few common household ingredients: steel...
How to Whitewash Wood: 3 Simple Techniques
Looking for that rustic farmhouse look of whitewashed wood? Try any of these three simple techniques on how to whitewash...
18 Handy Hints for Wood Finishing
From finishing standoffs to paint booths, these 18 tips and tricks will guarantee better finishes on your next woodworking projects.
Seriously Simple Standoffs for Painting and Finishing Projects
Try this simple little trick next time you need a stand to prop up your painting of finishing project.
Nutty Stain Mixer
When you open a fresh can of oil-based wood stain, drop in two medium-size steel nuts.
Spray Bottle for Stain
Here’s an easier way to stain or seal chairs, lattice or anything with numerous tight recesses.
Shop-made Finishing Standoffs
Quickly make these cheap finishing standoffs from parts you already have around the shop.
Reader Project: DIY Shutters
My wife and I have always admired the stained shutters you see on new homes but were unwilling to pay
Polyurethane Finish: Good vs. Bad
A little bit of skin over the top doesn't always mean you have to throw old poly away
Finishing Wood Trim With Stain and Varnish
Follow these four steps (no shortcuts!) and you'll get a perfect finish every time
Install Mosaic Tile
In some ways, setting mosaic tile is just like setting any other tile. But because the individual tiles are small...