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The finish, whether paint, wax, stain, or something else, can make or break a project. What are your tips and questions regarding finishes?

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Darker shade over existing varnish.

05-22-2017 04:29 PM by Fax

Hello friends, Would you please advise me on this topic?I would like to da...

0 05-22-2017 04:29 PM
View christherookie's profile

As parts or as completed - when to finish

05-22-2017 03:19 PM by christherookie

I’ve got all my pieces cut for two Adirondack chairs. I figure I could...

1 05-22-2017 03:34 PM
View BigMig's profile

Which Type & Brand of Finish for Inexpensive Maple Kitchen Tabletop

05-19-2017 08:18 PM by BigMig

I need to strip and refinish the top of a kitchen table. The legs are painte...

3 05-21-2017 09:33 PM
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Wax finish over danish oil finish

05-21-2017 07:23 PM by Mac63

Looking to put a finish on a newly crafted piece of furniture. Applied three ...

1 05-21-2017 08:39 PM
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Suggestions to finish these shop cabinets pop

05-20-2017 07:29 PM by PhillyChopSaw

So i just built these shop cabinets. Figured I would sand em’ up to 22...

1 05-20-2017 07:42 PM
View Kirk650's profile

Rustoleum paint quality

05-19-2017 07:37 PM by Kirk650

For the last 40ish years, I’ve been making wooden stools for little kid...

4 05-20-2017 01:40 PM
View Holbs's profile

Plantation Shutters - UV protection?

05-19-2017 11:01 PM by Holbs

My current first experimental plantation shutter project is in a 5’x5&#...

4 05-20-2017 01:28 PM
View RichTaylor's profile

$10 hard fill burn-in knife

05-19-2017 06:30 AM by RichTaylor

After waffling over spending $60 to $180 for a burn in knife, I happened to b...

8 05-20-2017 01:29 AM
View bushmaster's profile

Inside Box, to finish or not to finish

05-18-2017 05:38 PM by bushmaster

I am just in the finishing stage of finishing a couple boxes for gifts, So d...

14 05-19-2017 02:19 PM
View eflanders's profile

Sanding disc options

05-18-2017 03:33 PM by eflanders

I’m curious as to your favorite hook and loop style sanding discs? Als...

5 05-18-2017 10:15 PM
View jtrz's profile

Tips on refinishing maple table

05-18-2017 08:32 PM by jtrz

I have a drop leaf maple table that I want to refinish. It’s was made b...

0 05-18-2017 08:32 PM
View RussellAP's profile

Shou sugi ban wisdom.

05-17-2017 11:36 PM by RussellAP

Love this process, that is unless the wind is blowing. Toasting cedar and pin...

20 05-18-2017 06:56 PM
View starmaykr's profile

How do I finish interior Cedar wall paneling yet keep the aroma?

08-11-2014 05:31 PM by starmaykr

My wife has a rather extreme dislike of all pests (rodents,insects etc.). For...

15 05-18-2017 02:22 PM
View GNMG's profile

Venting spray booth

05-17-2017 12:50 PM by GNMG

Hi folks, For the first time, I will be finishing a dresser I built with a...

10 05-18-2017 02:34 AM
View TungOil's profile

mixing sawdust and glue as filler

05-16-2017 01:43 AM by TungOil

for those that mix sawdust and glue to make matching wood filler- - what g...

29 05-18-2017 01:56 AM
View Greg's profile

Wiping up dust without raising grain

05-17-2017 08:20 PM by Greg

Hi Folks!As detailed is some of my earlier posts, I’m refinishing a 100...

6 05-18-2017 01:37 AM
View NoSole's profile

Stain spraying tips and tricks?

05-17-2017 12:50 PM by NoSole

Hey y’all, I’m working on a TV stand made out of soft maple, and ...

8 05-18-2017 12:28 AM
View Fax's profile (online now)

Arm R Seal or Waterlox . Dining table top.

05-16-2017 05:47 PM by Fax

Hello friends, What would you suggest for a more durable finish for dinind...

15 05-17-2017 10:04 PM
View Greg's profile

Mineral spirits to preview grain?

05-14-2017 08:31 PM by Greg

Hi Guys,Hey, this ties into my post asking questions about refinishing my sta...

19 05-17-2017 08:34 PM
View artislee's profile

BLO + watco danish oil(cherry)

05-15-2017 11:34 AM by artislee

Hello I am in the process of building a butcher block top workbench(glued 2&#...

11 05-17-2017 02:15 AM

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