Walnut Plank Countertops, I want to illuminate the wood grain and protect from steam? Also... to finish Ash but keep the light wood color, not turn yellow.
I am doing 2 kitchen projects.
1. Walnut plank countertops--I would like a food safe , easily repairable finish for these plank tops. I don't really want a finish like a lacquer. More of a natural rub on finish that I could then easily sand down a scraped up section of wood and rub some new finish on.
2. I am making a range hood cover and the "skin" will be with reclaimed white oak planks. For this I just want a clear finish but I need something that can handle the steam and heat from the stove and can be wiped down clean.
What do you recommend for these two applications?
I'm building a black locust deck and the customer wants grey patina look on the deck. Area being done is some total shade some total sun. Customer doesn’t want the huge variation and doesn’t want to wait a season to change.
The deck is in Chicago area.
What's the best way to stain this deck? How long will it last? What kind of maintenance should we expect?
I have a standard sized (5'x7') bathroom in my home that is difficult to keep the mold at bay in, on the ceiling and walls. I'd like to finish it with something that would paint over this mold and provide an inhospitable environment for future growth.
The existing wall surface is textured (I could smooth out to a degree) and painted with a latex paint.
I estimate the surface area to be less than 200 square feet (~170).
Which products would you recommend and the quantity? What would the price be, including shipping to Idaho, zip code 83301?
Thanks much for your time!
Tom Rioux founded Earthpaint after becoming severely ill as a professional paint contractor.