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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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View nmssis's profile

What is "parchment" finish?

06-24-2017 03:00 AM by nmssis

My better half was interested on a night table that was on sale at Westelm. ...

11 06-24-2017 05:20 PM
View FarmerintheWoods's profile

Experiment: Waterproofing With Pine Tar

03-13-2017 06:01 PM by FarmerintheWoods

There’s a lot of debate on the web about how to ‘waterproof’...

14 06-24-2017 04:42 PM
View TheWoodenOyster's profile

Smoothing QSWO

06-24-2017 01:44 PM by TheWoodenOyster

Hey guys, I am gluing up my first Quartersawn White Oak tabletop. I am ori...

2 06-24-2017 04:08 PM
View DocSavage45's profile

Does walnut blotch without using a sealer?

06-23-2017 01:16 AM by DocSavage45

Hey LJ’s, I have a gallon of mineral spirits based walnut stain that...

20 06-23-2017 09:32 PM
View JohnnyBoy1981's profile

Rattle Can Minwax Lacquer Leaves Rough Surface

06-21-2017 10:19 PM by JohnnyBoy1981

Hi, I’m trying to use some clear gloss Minwax lacquer from an aeroso...

32 06-23-2017 08:18 PM
View jinjin's profile

Protection against sun and rain

05-07-2017 09:55 PM by jinjin

Hi I built a deck box for our roof top deck, but after a year, the top of ...

12 06-23-2017 01:44 PM
View edapp's profile

Finishing sapele countertops for kitchen

06-23-2017 12:03 PM by edapp

I am looking for options, opinions or feedback on finishing sapele that will ...

8 06-23-2017 01:26 PM
View Tishman's profile

Dining table finishing nightmare

06-22-2017 05:11 PM by Tishman

Hi Lumberjocks, I’m working on finishing a mostly maple dining table...

3 06-23-2017 03:55 AM
View Builder22's profile

Waterbased Finish - Mixing Manufacturers

06-22-2017 07:45 PM by Builder22

Sometimes we mix manufacturers when completing wood cabinet project finishes....

5 06-22-2017 10:20 PM
View daves1's profile

Glaze Coat problems

06-20-2017 12:55 AM by daves1

I recently tried using glaze coat on a cedar live edge coffee table and had a...

7 06-22-2017 02:00 PM
View Shaun's profile

"Seasoning" a Wooden Salad Bowl (As Opposed to "Finishing")

06-20-2017 02:31 PM by Shaun

Hi Lumber Jocks I’m still quite green at woodturning (and woodworkin...

8 06-22-2017 12:05 PM
View zipmac22's profile

Red Cedar Treatment

06-20-2017 01:45 AM by zipmac22

I have some trim that borders around my garage door. The old trim is about 30...

4 06-20-2017 11:47 AM
View Serenity2017's profile

Refinishing parquet wood floors - fixing scratches and staining

06-20-2017 01:16 AM by Serenity2017

HI I decided to rip out my carpets and keep and refinish the parquet wood ...

0 06-20-2017 01:16 AM
View steveinaz's profile

Need help rescuing this project

06-17-2017 12:23 AM by steveinaz

My first mistake was choosing cherry for this project. I had anticipated some...

11 06-19-2017 10:26 PM
View msinc's profile

Best filler/sealer for open grain wood?????

06-18-2017 10:50 PM by msinc

This has no doubt been covered before, but there might be a newer, better pro...

6 06-19-2017 09:30 PM
View fivecodys's profile

Will Enamel Paint Stick to Oil Based Stain? ***UPDATE***

06-13-2017 10:04 PM by fivecodys

I just built a set of Cornhole boards and I’m ready to begin the finish...

14 06-19-2017 04:53 PM
View TungOil's profile

Target Emtech EM9300

06-15-2017 08:48 PM by TungOil

Jeff at Target recommended EM9300, with cross linker added, as the top coat f...

9 06-18-2017 04:18 AM
View Fax's profile

WIPE-ON POLY, OIL BASED, over PRE-CATALIZED LACQUER (10 year dining table)

06-16-2017 07:28 AM by Fax

Hello Friends, We have a big dining table that my wife bought in 2007 ( 80...

7 06-16-2017 09:03 PM
View Pabs's profile

cove or quarter round for toe kick

06-15-2017 05:37 PM by Pabs

Hey allnearing the end of my kitchen reno project and I’m dealing with ...

8 06-16-2017 06:05 PM
View lorne17's profile

Need Super Durable Finish suggestions for Plywood box

06-13-2017 12:38 AM by lorne17

Hello there, I am making an outdoor camping chuckbox (see what I am talkin...

27 06-16-2017 06:14 AM

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