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7 Tips of Storing Leftover Finishing Products from General Finishes
In this latest video, Chris Adams of General Finishes shows you 7 great tips for getting the most mileage out of a leftover can of finish after use.
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Woodworker Wednesday - Silvia Song
What a beautiful day for Woodworker Wednesday! This week features Silvia Song, an artist and woodworker who seeks to combine form and function with beauty and simplicity in a truly minimalistic style. We can't get enough of those gorgeous hand-turned and indigo-dyed maple bowls!
How to Update Existing Cabinets with GF Gel Stain
In this video, Tom and Sheryl Monahan of General Finishes show how to refresh existing oak cabinets with General Finishes Brown Mahogany Gel Stain.
Gel Stains are formulated with a combination of pigments, oils, and urethanes to produce a deep and durable finish. Starting with Java Gel Stain, they have quickly become one of our best selling products because they provide great coverage over existing finishes or raw wood.
Get The Look - Bronze Pearl Effects Over Brown Mahogany Water Based Wood Stain
Woodworker Wednesday - Marc Spagnuolo, The Wood Whisperer
"It's our favorite day of the week - Woodworker Wednesday! This week we're featuring veritable woodworking legend, Marc Spagnuolo of The Wood Whisperer! Whether you're a seasoned professional or new to the trade, The Wood Whisperer is a valuable resource for all things woodworking. "Education and entertainment for the modern woodworker!" as Marc says!
"Water Based Coatings" by Michael Dresdner
General Finishes is proud and honored to be featured in the August 2015 issue of Woodworker's Journal. Michael Dresdner, a nationally known finishing expert, highlights the advantagous of GF water based products in his article (below) titled "Water Based Coatings".
"Water-based coatings are becoming more popular, and there are good reasons why. Manufacturers have kept what was good but fixed a host of old problems.
Woodworker Wednesday - Juan Baret of Baret Bats
US Veteran Juan Baret has hit it out of the park with Baret Bats, a startup specializing in handcrafted custom baseball bats! A true inspiration, Juan takes the time to craft each bat for his clients, with his care and attention to detail is apparent in each project.
Woodworker Wednesday - Meraki Furniture
It's Throwback Thursday! We're taking you all the way back to the totally rad year of 1984, when George Adams (he does exist!) purchased General Finishes. Operations officially began in December of 1985 with only two employees - George and Rob - and state of the art equipment!
Woodworker Wednesday - Texas Heritage Woodworks
We know quality craftsmanship when we see it, and Jason Thigpen at Texas Heritage Woodworks definitely has it! Jason hand crafts furniture and accessories, and he is also a skilled leatherworker. We can't get enough of his stunning Roorkee Chairs! You may know Jason from #handtoolthursday, the tag he started on Instagram, and his collaborations with Anne of All Trades, LLC.