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  1. Wood Finishing
    This is actually for a leatherworking project, but iron buff is much more often used with wood projects. Veg tanned leather often uses oak bark for the tanning process, and imparts a hefty dose of tannins into the leather and this allows me to soak iron acetate into it to create a base color for...
  2. Wood Finishing
    Hi, I'm applying matte water-based polyurethane to my douglas fir table. Up until this point I've been sanding between coats with steel wool, BUT, I just read that this is a bad idea, because the steel particles can get trapped in the finish and eventually rust. Yipes! It's still too early to...
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