Branching Out Wood

Modern Functional Home Decor by David Wertheimer

How Moisture Resistant is that Finish?

How To & CalculatorsDavid WertheimerComment

Applying those multiple coats of finish can quickly get to be tedious. But beyond bringing out the beauty of the natural wood grain, it also provides an essential moisture barrier. Just how effective is that moisture barrier? And is that third coat really necessary? This post illuminates a great resource for understanding the moisture retardance properties of different finishes, and based on how many coats you’ve applied.