Woodworking Essentials on a laptop

Become a
Essentials Member!

  • See the details of tips, techniques and projects step-by-step
  • Watch and re-watch at your own pace and truly master the skills
  • The best way to successfully complete projects
  • Get the most from your Woodsmith magazine subscription
  • Weekly email updates direct to your inbox

Become a Member Today

Special offer for Woodsmith print subscribers

All About Shellac

Easy-to-use, fast-drying finishes appeal to most woodworkers — us too! So when it comes time to finish small projects, we often reach for a can of shellac. John and Phil talk about what this traditional finish is and some ways to put it to work in your shop.