Here are some Frequently Asked Questions We Have Received
About Our Furniture
Peterson CedarWorks Finishing
We use the best finishes available in the industry.
At Peterson CedarWorks we have two types of finish available:
1) Cabot Australian Timber Oil.
2) General Finishes Exterior 450 with pigment added
for our color finishes, six coat process, which is available
in 20 different colors.
You can check out our color options: Milk-paint-swatches-colors-2019-04
What do I do if my furniture arrives damaged?
Contact us immediately by phone or email; explain damage
and we will handle immediately to your satisfaction
How do I finish my furniture?
- Oil/varnish combinations: the easiest to use, flood
on, wipe off in 10-15 minutes; continue to touch up
- Oil/Water Based Stain: Your cedar chair can be
stained any color utilizing a good brand of oil or
water based stain; paint on, wipe off; maintain as
- Paint: to paint cedar you must first utilize an
acrylic water based primer followed by a water based
acrylic enamel top coat; if you do not use a primer,
the cedar will always “bleed through””
your top coat.
What will happen if I don’t put any finish
on my chair?
Over time your chair will change to a silver/gray
How can I find out about your new products?
By checking our website from time to time. We update
our website on a regular basis.
What if I want to learn about making/distributing
this type of furniture?
Contact us by phone or email and we will send you
details about becoming a distributor of our product.