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Water Based Wood Finishing

Examples of the 7 types of wood finishes

The 7 Different Types of Wood Finishes: A Comprehensive Guide

High quality wood finishes are an essential aspect of woodworking, providing protection, enhancing beauty, and ensuring the longevity of wood surfaces. With various options available, it can be overwhelming to choose the right types of wood finishes for your project. In this blog post, we’ll explore different types of wood finishes, with a focus on …

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The Ultimate Guide to Water Based Polyurethane vs. Oil Based Polyurethane

When it comes to choosing between water-based polyurethane and oil-based polyurethane for your project, it’s not unusual to encounter lots of questions. The extensive selection of brands and a diverse range of application-specific formulations can make it challenging to determine the ideal material that will provide both the desired aesthetic and long-lasting durability. This dilemma …

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Buffing and Polishing Water Based Finishes (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this post on buffing and polishing water based finishes, we covered: Tools you’ll need … Topcoat selection… Fixing finishing errors… The right way to polish. Today, we’ll cover buffing and waxing. So, let’s jump right in. Buffing – This is Where the Magic Begins Replace your polishing pad with a new …

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Buffing and Polishing Water Based Finishes (Part 1)

With the right tools and a systematic approach to buffing and polishing water based finishes, you can get that gleaming finish of your dreams. Speaking of tools, here is what you’ll need: What You’ll Need As with all fine finishes, prep­aration is key. You simply cannot achieve a deep shine buffing and polishing water based …

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Rodda Paint now stocking Emtech in select stores in the Pacific Northwest

Rodda Paint is Now Stocking Emtech Finishes in Select Stores

Rodda Paint is now stocking Emtech…and we’re celebrating ! 🍾 And if you’re based in Oregon, Washington, Idaho or Montana, you may be jumping for joy, too. Yes, Rodda Paint is now stocking Emtech water based finishes in select stores in OR, WA, ID and MT. Here is the contact info for the initial list …

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Special Effects: Wood Toning with Water Based Wood Finish

You know the drill: You’ve invested a lot of time designing and crafting what has the makings of one of the best pieces you’ve ever made. After finishing the entire piece, you realize all too late that some parts are lighter in color or have a different tone. Or perhaps one panel or even the …

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When to Use a Penetrating Wood Finish Instead of a Film-Forming Finish

Most of the finishes you’ll see used on wood products are film-forming. And there are several reasons for this: They meet and, in most cases, exceed the KCMA standard (how a finish performs against typical household substances and extreme temperatures)… They are highly durable… And they are quick and easy to apply using standard finishing …

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Dry Film Thickness: Improving Water Based Film Finish Quality and Performance

In Part 1 of this article, we covered the definition, importance, and measurement of wet film thickness. Today, we’ll do the same for dry film thickness. As important as wet film thickness is, “the total thickness of the film finish when dry” is equally important. This (in bold) is the definition of dry film thickness. Simply …

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