I can give advice / help on carpentry & joinery, health & safety, woodworking machinery, power tools, suppliers, timber and timber related products e.g. adhesives, finishes.
Carpentry & Joinery;I have served an indentured carpentry apprenticeship with a medium sized building contractor doing a wide range of domestic and commercial work. This has included office buildings, barn conversions, building extensions and renovations. During my career, I spent over three years as a wood trades technician at a college. My job involved joinery work, wood machining and helping CITB carpentry & joinery students' practical projects.I am all ready an voluteer expert in the wood working category.
I am a member of Institute of Carpenters
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To me it sounds a strange problem especially if you have tried different solutions. In the UK all windows have to be fitted with trickle ventilation. Its usually located at the head, top part of the window
Hi Keith In your question, it doesn't state if it's all exterior timber surfaces or internal work as well or an indication whether it hard or soft wood. Personally, I don't like varnish as I feel there
Hi Sue There is good news. Overall the oak should be ok but it could take quite a bit of sanding to sort it out and you are going to have to redo all the worktop otherwise it won't look right. The caustic
Hi Julie. Wood is a natural product and will darken, change colour. By sanding and renewing the finish will lighten the wood from its present colour. Personally, I wouldnt use danish oil on a worktop
Hi Julie The problem you will face is that wood colour changes over time, darkening so it's not really the finish fault. You could re-finish them and they still end up with the same colour in a years