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Water-Based Finishes

Water Based Finishes It's hard to believe that many of today's water-based finishes rival the best oil and varnish products on the market. But as new technology evolved, so did the quality of this incredibly easy-to-use product.

In our Water-Based Finishes techniqe article, you'll explore the pros (and cons) of using water-based finishes, how they differ from oils and varnishes, and what special considerations you'll need to prepare the surface.

You'll also learn some of your favorite shop tips for applying a smooth, even coat in just three easy steps.
• Oil vs. water—the best choice
• Water finish on oil stains
• Adjusting for color differences
• Working with raised grain
• Sanding for a flawless finish
• Avoiding brush marks

Water Based FinishesWHAT YOU GET
3-page Downloadable PDF Article
Shop-tested product evaluations
High-detail illustrations and diagrams
Color photos from the shop

All for only $1.95

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Water-Based Finishes Woodworking Technique