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Wood care 101

Wood Care 101

It’s easy to determine when your favorite furniture needs a make over after long years of patient applications of spray-on polishes eventually food stains and water marks leave your furniture unblemished free. It is significant to know the methods of cleaning your wooden furniture. If done wrong, the furniture’s finish can’t be undone once damaged.…

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Woodcare – Cleaning Tips

With woodcare in mind, below are some tips for cleaning wooden furniture and floors. Unless coated in laminate or some other plastic, all-purpose cleaning sprays should be avoided when cleaning wooden furniture. Cleaning with water should also be avoided however if necessary to remove sticky and stubborn stains, use with a mild soap or detergent…

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Timber and Wood Types for Projects

Timber and Wood Types

There are many timber and wood varieties to choose from when undertaking a project. Some of the more common types are listed below: Decorative wood veneers Decorative wood veneers are used to highlight the natural beauty of timber. Produced by either slicing or peeling a much larger piece of timber log into veneers or thin slices,…

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Maintenance Precautions and Tips for Timber Decking and Wood Floors

Maintenance Precautions and Tips for Timber Decking and Wood Floors

Below are a list of tips and precautions you should adhere to after treating your timber floor or decking. Maintenance Precautions and tips: After treating any floor based timber, you should always wait at least 48 hours after application of the final coat of varnish before placing furniture. It is a good idea to fit…

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What Is A Marine Grade Wood Varnish?

What is a Marine Grade Varnish

  So, what is a Marine Grade wood varnish? and why is it important? Well you want your exterior timber to last many years, even under the harshest of conditions. Only a good marine grade wood varnish will provide the necessary toughness.   Monocel Marine Grade Wood Varnish is available from Bunnings Warehouse

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Wood Varnish For Your Exterior Doors

Wood Varnish For Your Exterior Doors   Everyday wood varnish enhances the look and feel of your wooden doors and furniture, as well as providing protection from day to day use. Now, for interior applications this might be adequate, but step outside and you’re going to encounter a few problems. Australia’s harsh environment is no…

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Bring your wood to life with Monocel Gold Marine Grade Wood Varnish

  Bring your wood to life with Monocel Gold Marine Grade Wood Varnish and Wood Stain. Monocel Gold Stain & Varnish provides the highest level of protection for both interior and exterior woodwork, furniture, paneling and timber projects. Find out more about Monocel Gold Stain & Varnish here.

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Upcycling A Pallet Into A Coffee Table With Monocel Wood Varnish

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Pallet Table Applying wood varnish to a pallet coffee table As we discussed in our last post, we are passionate about up-cycling and reusing old and otherwise land fill bound objects, especially timber. So when we came across a couple of old timber pallets in a skip bin, in the age old up-cycling tradition, we…

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DIY Wine Barrel Tables from Upcycle That

Wine Barrel Tables Did you ever stop to think how easy it is to upcycle a wine barrel into a table? Turns out that wine barrel tables are deliciously easy to make. So easy in fact that we’ll show you how to make 2 different kinds: a wine barrel bar table and a wine barrel side…

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