I have ripped out some old carpet and am preparing to install a new solid hardwood floor myself. In several places, the floor transitions to an existing tile floor. The hardwood floor guys told me ...
I have to replace the floor on the landings of our stairs and love the look of painted wooden floors. However, it is a high traffic area, and I've seen many painted wood floors floors lose their ...
I'm kind of embarrassed to ask, but I'm looking for a good how-to guide for finishing pine furniture. (Could also apply to baseboards and trim, so I'm hoping for an on-topic pass here.) I watched my ...
I'm planning on applying polyurethane to a pine bench I've finished staining. I decided on foam brushes for application, but I wasn't sure what grit sandpaper I should use between coats. Is 400 good ...
We have rounded outside corners throughout our house what is the best approach to installing crown cornice molding? The baseboards that are currently installed just come to a 90˚ point and the gap ...
While remodeling an older house (where nothing is quite straight) we used fiber glass mesh joint tape and 3 coats of joint compound. The first coat was applied with a 4 inch knife, the second with an ...
I have several closet and bedroom doors that are currently varnished/stained, which I want to sand down and paint a semi-gloss white. Should I do something other than sanding to remove the varnish, ...
So, I am working on changing the stain on my particle-board cabinet(disassembled). I sanded, and then pre-stained the various pieces. I have also applied the first coat of stain(ebony) to the wood ...
We are remodeling our kitchen and had a new gas line run for our range. What's the best way to finish the area around the valve? We'll obviously will need to access the valve and run flex pipe from ...