Getting Shellacked

Getting Shellacked For over two thousand years, shellac was a product of choice for dyes, flooring, woodwork, furniture and as a sealer. Its use as a wood finish flourished in America from the 1600’s through the first half of the 20th century. The qualities making it so popular are ease of application, fast drying time, […]

Getting Floored–To Grind or Not To Grind?

Getting Floored–To Grind or Not To Grind? Over the years I’ve come to the conclusion that we are murdering the wonderful hardwood floors in our homes. The warmth of hardwood floors in America has been popular since the Victorian era of the late 1800’s right up to new construction today. We tend to want the […]