Can You Paint Over Polyurethane?

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What Is Polyurethane? Polyurethane is a versatile polymer material that is made by reacting a polyol with an isocyanate. The resulting product is a strong, durable material that can be used in a wide variety of applications. Polyurethanes are known for their flexibility, toughness, and resistance to water, chemicals, and heat. They are also relatively … Read more

Can You Use Wall Paint on Furniture Projects?

Can You Use Wall Paint on Furniture Projects

Everyone seems to have their own opinion about the best type of paint for their wood piece of furniture.  Whether the project is new and a raw wood surface awaits the paint, or the piece to be painted is a refinish job, the paint you choose for the furniture will have some bearing on how … Read more

Painter’s Putty vs Spackle: What Is The Difference?

Painter's Putty vs Spackle What Is The Difference

Putty in your hands a phrase that has nothing to do with painting, although it illustrates one of the common aspects of painter’s putty – soft and pliable. Spackle is not sparkly, but it, too, is soft and pliable.  Some consider them to be interchangeable and used for the same purposes, although that is not … Read more

Can I Use Rust-Oleum on Wood?

Can I Use Rust-Oleum on Wood

Remember those colorful spray cans we used on our bikes? That’s Rust-Oleum! While it’s known for metal, we get asked a lot if it can be used in woodworking projects too. In this article, we’ll examine why Rust-Oleum Enamel Paint can be a great choice for wood, the different types you can use, and tips … Read more

What Grit Sandpaper Should I Use for Distressing Furniture?

What Grit Sandpaper Should I Use for Distressing Furniture

Antiquing furniture is a popular project for adding to a home’s decor.  The introduction of antique pieces, whether genuine or faux, into a room’s furnishings adds to its ambiance and aesthetic, as well as its warmth.  Finding just that right piece at a yard sale for short dollars and antiquing to fit in your parlor can be … Read more