DIY Guides and Articles
For all those who are interested in learning more about Tried & True wood finishes or woodworking in general
check out some of these links for some helpful resources.
We here at Tried + True have been meaning to add this link to our site for quite some time.
It is an excellent article and instructional by wood-turner Kent Weakley from his website TurnAWoodBowl.com.
Although the article is geared towards a turning specific application, his methods and tips can be applied to many other types of projects and is worth a read for anybody interested in chemical/solvent free wood finishing techniques.
Here is an easy step-by-step guide on using varnish oil. It was put
together by Colin MacDonald, who uses Tried & True wood finishes.
It is very clean and clear, and perfect for anyone who is having application issues.
Darbin Orvar, professional woodworker, uses our
Tried & True wood finishes in this video:
She also writes a very interesting article about durability with varnish oil.
-You can find that here.
For more of Darbin’s work, check out her website here or
go to Darbin’s youtube channel for more woodworking tips!
The Knotty Moose, a professional
woodworker, writes very good article on switching from
harsh solvent-based finishes to an all natural product.
Marc Spagnuolo, or as many of you know him,
The Wood Whisperer, designed a walnut rocker and finished it with
Tried & True Varnish Oil and Original Wood Finish. His
video shows the full assembly from the beginning to the final coat
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