Facts About Woodworking Mooresville NC

Working on a woodworking project in Mooresville is always fun even though it may have its frustrating moments. After all, in most cases it is a hobby and one that is suppose to be enjoyable. The greatest anticipation and driving force is the anticipation of the finished product. There is something gratifying in having that almost finished project in front of you ready for the finishing touches.

The Home Depot
(704)987-0490
17111 Statesville Road
Cornelius, NC
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(704)872-5942
240 Turnersburg Hwy
Statesville, NC
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Kentec Megatools- Mooresville
(704) 799-7911
2785 Charlotte Hwy Suite 4 Mooresville, NC, 28117
Mooresville, NC
 
LOWE'S OF MOORESVILLE, N. C.
704 660-7177
509 RIVER HWY MOORESVILLE, NC, 28117
Mooresville, NC
 
Lowe's
(704) 980-5000
1041 Charlotte Highway
Troutman, NC
Hours
M-SA 7 am - 9 pm
SU 9 am - 7 pm

The Home Depot
(704)786-8300
3313 Cloverleaf Plaza
Kannapolis, NC
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Lowe's
(704) 660-7177
509 River Highway
Mooresville, NC
Hours
M-SA 6 am - 10 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

Fastenal- Mooresville
704-658-1416
117 Bevan Drive Mooresville, NC, 28115
Mooresville, NC
 
Ace Hardware
(704) 892-7651
20510 N Main St
Cornelius, NC
 
Lowe's of Troutman, NC
704-980-5000
1041 Charlotte Highway Troutman, NC, 28166
Troutman, NC
 

Facts About Woodworking

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Author: Ryan Henderson

Working on a woodworking project is always fun even though it may have its frustrating moments. After all, in most cases it is a hobby and one that is suppose to be enjoyable. The greatest anticipation and driving force is the anticipation of the finished product. There is something gratifying in having that almost finished project in front of you ready for the finishing touches.

It's been a great project, everything turned out perfect now comes the final decision which is how do you finish it off? There are so many choices of finishes and tints how do you know which one is going to be the best for this particular piece. It's somewhat stressful at this point because you have done a lot of hard work and the piece is perfect it would be most disappointing if you ruined it at this stage. So take a deep breath and tackle the job head-on.

The object itself is partly going to help you determine what type of finish you are going to use. If it's a usable object that perhaps could get market up then you need to think a little differently regarding your finish. For example, a table or countertop is going to have things set on it all the time. Hot and cold items as well as items that could stain the wood. In this case, you need a durable protective finish. At this point, we have not even considered the esthetics part of it. That comes next. You need to decide if you are going to use a stain or leave the wood natural. Finally it comes down to what's easiest for you and what do you feel most comfortable doing. If you are a novice to woodworking then you need to find the easiest products to work with in the simplest fashion and application.

Again, when it comes to the durability and protective coating that you are going to use you will find many of them on the market but again it's going to depend on your project. We talked about what tables and countertops are exposed to so you will need a protective coating that is going to withstand this. Then if it's outdoor furniture or décor that you have done then it's got different requirements for a protective finishing. The same applies for food items such as salad bowls and steak plates. The finishes that you use on these must be food safe. Whatever one you decide on don't cut corners and be absolutely sure that you have followed the manufacturers directions and have applied as many coats as required.

Naturally, you know that the stains are going to change the color but also keep in mind that the protective coatings will also alter the color somewhat. If you are using the water base protective coatings then it won't be as much of an issue as with the other types.

It is always a good idea to check with your home improvement center where you buy your products. They have good feedback as well as product knowledge and will be able to give you some good first hand knowledge about the products you are thinking of buying.

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