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  1. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    In the US I used to use "Minwax Pre Stain Wood Conditioner" before staining soft woods, to help the stain be more even and less splotchy. What is a product like this that is available in Spain? What do they call "wood conditioner" here?
  2. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello everyone, I've moved to a new place and would like to build a bookcase from the wooden crates. Can anyone advise where I can find them. Cheers, Anatoliy
  3. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    I need to refinish a dining room table. In the US, I would just sand the table, stain it and then either polyurethane, varnish or lacquer it. In Spain, it looks like stain is called tinte. What is stain called in the UK? I have seen "woodstain" "stain" and "dye" used. Are these just different...
  4. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Dear members, we are hosting a little holiday paradise in South west of Portugal near Grandola. I'm looking for wood to build a sauna and looking for 40 poles for the tipitent. Is bamboo an option? Who knows a really friendly address to help me out? Thanks Peter.
  5. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi all My partner and I are leaving London for Melbourne on 22nd May! I've been looking up loads of info on these threads (thank you all) and I now have a question... I'm packing this weekend and I'd really like to take some polished shells with me - these are decorative and have been in the...
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