For almost all things you make with our wood it will need to be at least lightly sanded and then have some kind of polish applied – Chestnut Products Finishing Oil (a Danish oil) being the most common.
The Wood Place sell many of the easy to use CHESTNUT PRODUCTS range of products – they have good directions for use. A range of woodworking supplies is for sale in the self service Wood Shop at our premises and may also be available form us online – http://www.thewoodplace.com/product-category/supplies-for-finishing/
If we do not have any finishing supplies available we can recommend the following very efficient, quick & best price shopping websites :
pigments, dyes, stains