Applying any of the finishes to your shelving unit is not difficult. All you need is the time, patience, appropriate work space, materials, and equipment, all of which are available from your local home center. If you enjoy DIY projects and would like to save up to 50% on the total cost of your order, consider doing the wood finishing yourself. We'll give you all the information you need to complete this project. You can also call us to answer your questions and give you practical advice.
A shelving unit that has been finished in Black Lacquer is very impressive. A quite striking use of Black Lacquer is on the vertical supports with a clear finish on light-colored shelves like Birch or Maple.
Below are links to two photos of Classic Designer Style Shelves made of Red Oak with a Black Lacquer Finish. Because of the depth of the wood grain, a two-tone finish is achieved giving the shelves a black and figured gray look.
CAVEATS FOR ORDERING STAINED OR COLORED LACQUER FINISHES
If you order shelving with a stained and clear lacquer finish or colored lacquer finish, the following conditions apply to the order:
A 45% non-refundable materials deposit is required
There is no guarantee that any of the colored finishes will appear as you expect or will exactly match any samples or color charts. Our colors will be a close match, but exact matches are rare, if attainable at all. We do our best to match the color and shade you request.
Shelving that has colored lacquer or stain applied cannot be returned because of your dissatisfaction with the color or shade of the stain or colored lacquer applied.
HouseWerks' Risk-Free Ordering Guaranteeis negated when shelving is ordered with a stained finish or a colored lacquer finish. This guarantee states that you can return your shelving for any reason within the first 14 days after delivery. However, HouseWerks' Forever Guarantee, is a lifetime warranty for quality of materials and workmanship, is given for all shelving units sold, regardless of what options are selected.