Please take a look at this fragment:
How does one achieve a finish like that? I imaging this piece is
stained, but I am not asking about that part. The feature that I'm
trying achieve, but have never been able to, is let the texture of
wood to show through the finish. I'm not talking about the grain, but
rather the subtle roughness that one feels when touching the wood.
That said, the grain seems to show through a little bit as well, which
is nice. Finally, there is this warm (almost creamy) feel.
I'm guessing that one of the keys is that there is a very thin layer
of finish. But even when I tried that with wipe-on type finishes, I
always get something that looks and feels a little filmy and
Many thanks in advance,