How to Remove Wood Stain from Concrete?

How to Remove Wood Stain from Concrete?

If you’re like me and you always manage to make a mess, I feel your pain. As a furniture refinisher and painter, I am always making a mess one way or another. Whether it’s paint, glue, dirt, grease, or wood stain, I manage to make a mess of it. However, I like to make sure … Read more

Can You Put Polyurethane Over Paint?

can you paint over polyurethane

It is time to put the paintbrush away, finally. After hours of stripping, sanding, gluing, and painting you are ready to seal things up. But you are wondering what the best option is for your painted surface- can you put polyurethane over paint? Yes, you can apply both oil-based and water-based polyurethanes over paint – … Read more

Can You Stain Over Polyurethane?

can you stain over polyurethane

You might be wondering if you could just apply stain over polyurethane, you don’t want to deal with all the stripping and sanding required to get down to the wood. Whether you were to strip or sand furniture, it is going to make a mess, so there is a trick that can save you time … Read more

How to Thin Water Based Polyurethane?

thinning water based polyurethane

Water-based polyurethane is becoming quite popular in the DIY space because of its non-yellowing formula which can be used over light-colored paints. I have used water-based polyurethane many times now on furniture makeovers when I use white paint. I like to spray my water-based poly to get the best possible finish, but its best sprayed … Read more