A foam brush is hard to beat for finishing
most projects, especially if you like throwing away
brushes when you're done. But when it comes time to
finish a special project, there's really no substitute
for high-quality bristle brushesand the more consistent
results you'll get using them.
In our Brush Basics technique article,
you'll explore how fine-bristle brushes are constructed,
the different types of brushes available, and how to
prepare a brush for finishing. Plus, we'll give you
step-by-step tips for applying a smooth, even coat on
a variety of different surfaces.