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best of both worlds : clear exterior finishes : in search of - woodweb

in recent years a number of clear wood finishes have been developed that protect wood while accentuating its natural beauty. the focus of this publication is on those finishes having little visible pigment. in some cases the pigments are included but are finely ground to create a coating that is transparent to visible light.【Get Price】

how to apply a ceruse finish: 13 steps (with pictures) - wikihow

how to apply a ceruse finish. ceruse is a type of decorative finish that involves using different colored pigments to highlight a wood's natural grain pattern. though the end result looks remarkably painstaking and elegant applying ceruse 【Get Price】

exterior door finishes - woodweb

may 22 2002 high quality spar varnish. whatever you use be sure and remove all hardware and apply finish to all surfaces including top bottom and sides. to keep exterior wood doors looking good and lasting longer apply a dollop of silicone adhesive into the holes just before applying any fasteners (screws nails).【Get Price】

exterior wood door finishes - woodweb

mar 9 2008 i am looking for ideas concerning the finish best suited for exterior doors. these doors are raised panel red oak located at an entry to a local church. the doors and transoms are quite large and are exposed to weather without any protection. we originally used conversion varnish and have since applied 【Get Price】

bullet proof exterior wood coating - woodweb's finishing forum

one good source of information on the performance of exterior finishes is the wooden boat community. they run long term tests on all kinds of exterior finishes ranging from wipe on oil finishes (e.g. teak oil) to catalyzed polyurethanes. note that some of the exterior finishes contain a lot of pigment to block the uv and are 【Get Price】

coating choices for exterior wood doors - woodweb

mar 28 2012 the europeans prize their wood doors and sikkens developed a finish for that use. it also fails but does so in a way that allows easy maintenance. the sikkens as it ages starts to look physically worn and thin. this is your clue to add another top coat. clean the door and coat it with sikkens and a foam 【Get Price】

clear finish for an exterior door - woodweb

dec 15 2005 scuff and synthetic wool and then glaze with an exterior stain to even the wood more and protect the dye. i'll finish up to a total of 8 coats (two a day with good weather) on the exteriors of the doors. the petite flagship really ambers which will also protect (they state they have the highest amount of uv 【Get Price】

finish choices for a mahogany exterior door - woodweb

jun 28 2006 and in my opinion sikkens is the best way to give it to them. by the way 3 of 4 mahogany doors on my house are painted on the exterior; the odd one is behind a storm/screen door. the entrance door to my shop is a burned off oil finish leaving the wood exposed for 7 years as an example of what not to 【Get Price】

exterior door finish - woodweb

oct 20 2004 we now use ica 157 exterior two part poly with very good results. it comes with its own sealer 207. there is a learning curve and there is not a whole lot of info on how to use it. as for the tung oil or sikkens it might work if it were a one-piece door but the pen. finishes don't stop the water from getting into the 【Get Price】

what's the best wood finish for outdoor furniture?

mar 2 2014 there are three basic clear finishes for outdoor furniture: exterior oil exterior varnish and an epoxy sealer with an exterior varnish topcoat.【Get Price】

exterior wood finish maintenance - woodweb

jan 14 2008 it was an exterior gate in a wood finish. it is finished with d-dur exterior 2k urethane. i was very nervous about actually doing this project as no one has much good to say about the long term prospects for these types of exterior finishes in a northeastern climate. however i did it anyway and offered the 【Get Price】