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Linseed and the resulting linseed oil

Mineral Oil vs Linseed Oil – What Are the Differences?

If you’re the kind of person who loves to use their woodworking skills for something practical then you’ve probably put together some sort of cooking utensil or cutting board at some point. When you’re treating something that is used with food you need to use non-toxic and safe products. Here are two of the most continue reading

MDF boards stained with wood stain

Can You Stain MDF with Wood Stain?

MDF (Medium-density fiberboard) is a construction material that consists of wood fibers joined with resin. Normally, the gluing happens under extreme pressure and heat, resulting in it being strong and durable. If you are a woodworking DIYer, the question of whether you can stain MDF with wood stain is important to you. The answer to continue reading

Particleboard with pink wood stain

Can You Stain Particle Board with Wood Stain?

Particle board is an incredibly versatile material. Made from ground-up wood that has been mixed with epoxy and then formed into a board. This material is fairly sturdy. It’s used as a subfloor, under siding, cabinets, and more. Many people who have particle board want to know: can you stain particle board? The simple answer continue reading

Mix wood stains

Can You Mix Wood Stains?

Stain creates a beautiful wood finish, adding color to the surface while retaining the appearance of the natural grain. There are different types of stain available on the market with a broad range of colors and hues. Nevertheless, you might find yourself in a situation where you can’t find the exact color that you need continue reading

Finish wood in cold weather

Can You Stain Wood in Cold Weather?

If you plan to stain wood in cold weather, you must identify the factors that affect how the stain dries and find ways of overcoming them. Temperature and humidity are the primary factors that you should consider. Staining wood in cold weather is possible but it will increase the drying time. Unpredictable weather can affect continue reading

Tung oil vs Mineral Oil for Finishing Wood in the Kitchen

Tung Oil vs Mineral Oil for Wood Finishing

If you’ve ever made a cutting board or other pieces of woodwork to use in the kitchen, you’ve probably dabbled with different finishes for the wood. Two of the most popular finishes for food-grade wood products are Tung oil and mineral oil. They’re both high quality and totally nontoxic. But what makes these two treatments continue reading

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