No announcement yet.

California Redwood

  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • California Redwood

    Anyone have a suggestion what finish I could use so it won't darken the color of redwood, or change it very little??????
    Gloria ............... Two memorable things to say in life, "Hello" for the first time, and "Good-bye" for the last.

  • #2
    Water based polyurethane will be your best bet. Good protection with little discoloring. Another option is Laquer, it will darken some. Your best solution will be to test different finishes on the wood and see which you like.


    Unconfigured Ad Widget


    Latest Topics


    • Eugene Downes
      Stack Cutting
      by Eugene Downes
      Like most of you out there I like to stack cut because I can finish more than 1 at a time. I've tried many ways in the past to hold everything together. I've used screws, hammer and nails, staples and clamps. The best and easyest way I have found is to use a brad gun. It leaves a very small hole and...
      Today, 03:20 PM
    • Eugene Downes
      Scroll saw blade holders
      by Eugene Downes
      I built these many years ago using scrap 1 inch and 2x4. Drilled as many holes as needed for tjhe different sized blades I used. It has always worked great for me and I don't have any trouble finding the blades....
      Today, 03:05 PM
    • Eugene Downes
      Dremel hand drill
      by Eugene Downes
      I really like this set up because it is ready to use at my work bench or at my scroll saw....
      Today, 02:54 PM
    • will8989
      Reply to Scrollsaws
      by will8989
      Search for a used hegner. Parts are readily available and their service Dept is top notch. My first one was a craftsman and hubby bolted it to the workbench it was on. Then I switched to a bandsaw than my Hegner 21 years ago....
      Today, 12:33 PM
    • Sandy Oaks
      Reply to Ladys Work Basket
      by Sandy Oaks
      A beautiful box and used rather than just sitting.
      Today, 09:55 AM