Steps for Oak wood graining

Here are the basic steps for oak wood graining, although every job is different.  Oak is completed in only 2 layers of glazing, in most cases.  The tool and brushwork are very technical, so practice makes perfect.  In this job and most oak wood graining projects, I use acrylic slow-dry glaze and colorants. This is […]

Oak wood

Oak is a common species of wood that is replicated using faux bois techniques. With over 300 species of oak worldwide, oak can be found in most climates.  At one time, oak was the most prevalent species and also one of the longest-lived species in European forests, often enduring for many centuries. Oak’s extreme hardness, […]