As can be clearly seen by the illustration, a typical wood stain appears much darker on rough sawn timber than sanded or planed. It is important to take this into consideration when choosing a colour for a project (Our Wood Dye and Stain colour charts are based on sanded or planed timber). The rough surface when looked at under a magnifying glass has thousands of tiny fibres standing up in the softer grain. These absorb […]
We’re getting excited about the arrival and already taking orders for the new Mirka Deos Delta sander. Mirka are just about to launch a new addition to their highly successful Deos sander range. The new large based delta ( 100x152x152mm ) sander will be available in both 110v and 230v versions, these retain all the technical innovations of the Deos rectangular machine including it’s light weight with the advantage of being able to access into […]
There are plenty of Coloured and Clear wood preservers available for the garden, sheds and exterior rough sawn timber. We spotlight a few that we stock and that we believe give a good level of protection against our unpredictable and often extreme weather here in the UK. What colour to chose? Most wood preservers are available in a good range of colours (see our colour charts) which will complement your garden and blend nicely with […]
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