Webinar 1: 4 small shop finishes and why you should choose them


Our first webinar focused on wood finishing. Rob Brown, our print editor and owner of Equinox Interiors, talked about 4 easy-to-use finishes ideal for use in small shops. The webinar was divided into two parts, held over two evening session: Part 1: Solvent based and water based polyurethane and Part 2: Shellac and Hardwax Oil.

Here you will find the videos from both webinars and various resources to help you in your future wood finishing endeavours.

The webinars are open to members of Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement. To become a member click here.

Webinar 1: Solvent based and water based polyurethane

Webinar 2: Shellac and Hardwax Oil

Film Finishes

Finishing Touch: Film finishes
Finishing Touch: Waterborne finishes


Finishing Touch: Shellac – a no-fuss finish
Shellac mixing chart
Shellac: The best finish ever?
French polishing
How to apply a beautiful shellac finish (video)

Hardwax Oil

Finishing Touch: Hardwax oil

General Finishing

Finishing Touch: Introduction to wood finishing
Why apply a finish (video)
General Finishing Tips (video)
Brushes for applying a finish

Products (Shellac flakes) (Seal Lac and Royal Lac pre-mixed shellac) (HWO) source:
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