Archive for February, 2018

Paint stripping

The Next Steps After Paint Stripping

February 23, 2018
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Thinking Ahead Whichever method of paint stripping may have been used to strip your wooden surface it is extremely important to prepare the surface carefully before the application of paint or varnish. It is tempting to rush ahead at this…

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Caustic soda

What is Caustic Soda?

February 15, 2018
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Caustic soda is a very common chemical compound that is known to contain a very strong base, and as such could harm humans when mishandled. It has many uses for both industrial and domestic uses. However, due to its corrosive…

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Differences Between Paint & Varnish

The Differences Between Paint & Varnish

February 12, 2018
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There are a few obvious and fundamental differences between paint and varnish that need consideration when deciding on the required finish particularly for wood. Wood is a natural product and as such has unique features. The first and most basic…

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Classic Boat Restoration

Famous 1930’s Motorboat Now Worth £2m After Restoration

February 5, 2018
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After a successful restoration process, a historic motorboat that was used in the 1930s is now valued at £2 million, just two years after it was acquired for £20,000. The boat is among those that sailed the America’s Cup in…

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