Milk paint, chalk paint, furniture paint, mineral paint … it can get confusing. There are a large number of paints on the market these days for refinishing and updating furniture and interior projects, and there seem to be more every day. Let’s take a look at the different (and same) characteristics of each.
Woodcraft Supply is celebrating 90 years as a major woodworking industry retailer with 76 retail stores in 35 states, including Hawaii.
Faux finishes are a lot of fun to paint and can be simulated with just a few simple steps. This project features four unique looks, and we’ll show you how to create each one. We used 8" paper-mache letters purchased from Pat Catan’s for this tutorial. The letters H, O, M and E each have a different technique used.
Since 1928, Woodcraft has been inspiring woodworkers with top quality tools, supplies and education. However, the first American woodworker—the Native American Indian—lived long before that. Read about the life-sized Indian sculpture that Woodcraft commissioned by famed artist Armand LaMontagne to honor those early woodworkers.
Beginning Jan. 1, 2018 Chad McClung took over as chief editor of Woodcraft Magazine.
A Chicago maker won the Furniture Contest Grand Prize on Instructables.com with a table featuring a “marble” top made from concrete. Woodcraft provided prizes for the contest that encouraged makers to build or repurpose a piece of furniture for the competition.
’Tis the season for declaring your list of things to change or improve in the new year. In that spirit, let’s look at a few “resolutions”—or let’s just call them “good habits”—for more productivity and enjoyment in the shop, specifically for those who love to refurbish and refinish old furniture.