Wood Guide

A guide to Japanese wooden joinery

By |2017-12-09T07:32:03+00:00October 24th, 2016|Wood Guide|

A Japanese man has dedicated his spare time into creating a Twitter account that shows how timber joints slot together. The Twitter account is the complete 3D guide to Japanese wooden joinery styles. The account is called The Joinery and is made up of over 80 gifs, and has attracted over 20,000 followers since its

Wood Repair | Grit Grade Guide

By |2017-12-09T07:42:34+00:00January 29th, 2016|Wood Guide|

Here at Terry Waters French Polishing we use sandpaper on a daily basis. We are often asked about the different types of sandpaper and when to use them. We have put together the following "Grit Grade Guide" to help you choose the correct sandpaper for your particular job. Following this guide should help you get the best results

French polishers amazing facts about trees

By |2017-12-09T10:47:27+00:00March 31st, 2013|Wood Guide|

As professional French polishers, we tend to talk a lot about wood. From Maple to Oak, we know what methods work best to enhance the look and feel of wood and really revitalise each piece. But before wood ever becomes a beautiful piece of furniture or part of an amazing structure, it develops from a