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  1. Spar & Final Coat

    General Woodworking Discussion
    I put 3 coats of spar on a wooden table. Unfortunately, there was a lot of dust particles on it as can bee seen on the lower piece in the attached image. So after doing some research I sanded it down with 400 grit sand paper. I did this by hand and tried to be careful not to take too much off...
  2. Watco Butcher Block final finish - to sand or not?

    Wood Finishing
    Hi all, I am brand new here. I'm making some salad spoons for a friend and I'm finishing them with Watco Butcher Block oil and finish. The instructions say to sand between coats with #400 grit, but they don't say whether to sand after applying the last coat. I'd like to sand after the last...
  3. How to polish finish shellac

    Wood Finishing
    Hello- I am new to finishing wood with shellac. I have a hardwood object that has lots of large sweeping curves. I have applied several brush coats of shellac using an abrasive pad between layers to keep the brush marks topped off. So it looks pretty good at this point but I am not sure how to...
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