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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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Oil or wax over stain?

09-29-2014 04:12 AM by mortalwombat

I have a nice dresser that we just purchased for our new babies room and I ma...

3 10-01-2014 07:14 PM
View DonJ's profile

Rubbing out lacquer

09-30-2014 08:55 PM by DonJ

Is there a better liquid than soapy water when leveling and/or rubbing out th...

1 09-30-2014 09:03 PM
View chainsawdan's profile

Question about chisel handles

09-29-2014 08:17 AM by chainsawdan

So I’m a novice woodworker and I just received a lathe as a gift. I wan...

4 09-30-2014 01:13 PM
View dsgreen3's profile

Spray gun wrench

09-29-2014 08:20 AM by dsgreen3

I have a harbor freight spray gun, mine did not come with the nozzle wrench f...

5 09-29-2014 06:41 PM
View algator's profile

Refinish or start over

09-29-2014 08:27 AM by algator

I just moved to the Tampa area & have a large home with a lot of hard...

4 09-29-2014 02:26 PM
View BigBabyWisco's profile

Ink Transfer to wood

09-29-2014 08:14 AM by BigBabyWisco

Hello all, I’m refinishing my living room table copying the project ...

1 09-29-2014 08:19 AM
View Biggamefish's profile

Removing Poly

09-22-2014 02:00 PM by Biggamefish

I want to remove poly that didn’t dry and I tried to sand it down but i...

22 09-28-2014 05:41 PM
View woodman44's profile

Sandpaper recommendations for DIY power sanding disks for bowls

09-28-2014 12:31 AM by woodman44

I am making several power sanding disks for my right angled drill to power sa...

1 09-28-2014 01:49 AM
View steve223's profile

Finishing walnut

06-01-2014 10:32 AM by steve223

I’m doing a small project in walnut and I am not sure what to finish it...

5 09-27-2014 10:20 PM
View Jr22's profile

Clear Coat Finishing?

09-27-2014 05:24 PM by Jr22

Hi Guys, just recently took on a project of restoring and older weathered tab...

4 09-27-2014 10:15 PM
View Ed's profile

Shellac Streaking/Beading Issue

09-26-2014 02:04 PM by Ed

Hi guys, I have been working on my basement bar for some time now. Just g...

10 09-27-2014 10:08 PM
View BJODay's profile

Best wood for painted kitchen cabinets

09-26-2014 01:59 PM by BJODay

My nephew is remodeling his kitchen. They wanted to have painted cabinets. We...

18 09-27-2014 01:19 PM
View woodworker33's profile

Natural finish without yellowing birch or maple woods

09-03-2014 02:44 PM by woodworker33

I am working with some light woods and I want to coat them with some sort of ...

13 09-27-2014 01:19 PM
View diito's profile

Best filler to match natural maple?

09-26-2014 07:10 AM by diito

I did a simple square inlayed maple internal border on the drawer fronts of a...

3 09-27-2014 12:44 AM
View MaroonGoon's profile

Understanding Wood Finishing by Bob Flexner

09-27-2013 01:42 PM by MaroonGoon

Hey fellas,I’ve decided I’m going to purchase this book. It has g...

17 09-26-2014 01:56 PM
View athomas5009's profile

Home brew advice. Oil / varnish blends

09-17-2014 12:21 AM by athomas5009

When possible I use watcos teak oil on projects. Mostly because it’s ea...

3 09-26-2014 12:18 PM
View Bob Casey's profile

trans tint dye removal

09-26-2014 08:45 AM by Bob Casey

I am not happy with the way a project came out. I wanted to try trans tint dy...

2 09-26-2014 11:44 AM
View Christian Holihan's profile

Blotchy walnut

09-26-2014 12:35 AM by Christian Holihan

I need some advice. I made a 50/50 mix of pure tung oil (100% pure no fil...

4 09-26-2014 04:28 AM
View helluvawreck's profile

What's the best way to finish cypress for an outside project?

09-24-2014 03:56 PM by helluvawreck

My brother in law bought an old wrought iron bench and the wood is mostly gon...

18 09-25-2014 06:46 PM
View kthornbloom's profile

Give a newbie some finishing tips!

09-24-2014 08:02 PM by kthornbloom

Hello, this is my first post here. I’ve got several small projects unde...

8 09-25-2014 05:32 PM

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