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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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Differences between spar and poly

12-04-2016 10:36 PM by Thuzmund

Hi, I did some fun serving boards for a local cider house in NY. They are...

10 12-05-2016 05:24 PM
View Bulkhead's profile

Help: Pigtails in my Polyurethane Finish

12-02-2016 08:18 PM by Bulkhead

I have been working on two large soft maple desktops for a couple weeks and h...

14 12-05-2016 04:34 PM
View kocgolf's profile

Problem with Poly. Options?

12-05-2016 02:23 PM by kocgolf

I have a stained cherry project (I know, why stained? Client wanted darker co...

4 12-05-2016 04:15 PM
View Nikki's profile

Finishing Purple Heart

12-04-2016 12:51 AM by Nikki

I’ve finished Purple Heart before and had great results. This time the ...

10 12-05-2016 03:10 PM
View ajshobby's profile

Best finishes for our projects?

12-05-2016 02:38 AM by ajshobby

So in my tenure as a wood worker I never gave a real thought to how i finishe...

5 12-05-2016 02:53 PM
View HickWillis's profile

Finish for new cabinet doors?

11-30-2016 09:28 PM by HickWillis

I’m about to begin the process of building some cabinet doors for my ki...

9 12-05-2016 02:47 PM
View jonnybrophy's profile

Need paint advice...

12-03-2016 11:16 PM by jonnybrophy

Hey guys, I have no idea what to do about finishing. It has always escaped me...

3 12-05-2016 01:53 AM
View Alex's profile

Can a mineral oil finish be dry to the touch?

12-02-2016 09:15 AM by Alex

I attempted to refinish an old 10×10x3.5 wooden box made of 6/16 inch th...

13 12-04-2016 06:48 PM
View drcodfish's profile

Finishing Cherry

12-03-2016 08:56 PM by drcodfish

I am making a desk top box for my granddaughter, she’s six and just wro...

13 12-04-2016 06:14 AM
View rjarman5's profile

Stain keeps showing up blochy!

11-22-2016 12:50 AM by rjarman5

Hello! This is a first post here and I’m hoping to get some good ad...

4 12-02-2016 02:12 PM
View mzimmers's profile

experience with wood hardeners?

11-30-2016 03:54 PM by mzimmers

Hi, all - I got it into my head that I wanted to do a project (a jewelry b...

6 12-02-2016 01:13 AM
View SweetTea's profile

Spraying clear Zinsser Bulls Eye Shellec

12-01-2016 01:51 PM by SweetTea

Ok guys, I have a set of cabinets and doors made out of knotty Alder that I w...

10 12-01-2016 07:41 PM
View AAANDRRREW's profile

Odd yellow color appears with Zinsser bullseyes 1-2-3

12-01-2016 01:50 PM by AAANDRRREW

Hello,I’ve been painting some golden oak colored oak trim in my home. ...

2 12-01-2016 04:07 PM
View Abn101mp's profile

The right finish for natural furniture.

11-30-2016 12:34 AM by Abn101mp

I am getting ready to make a bookshelf and coffee table for a customer, both ...

6 12-01-2016 02:06 PM
View agallant's profile

Protecting painted top on vanity.

11-30-2016 08:38 PM by agallant

My wife had a painted dresser she wants me to turn in to a dual sink vanity f...

2 12-01-2016 12:20 AM
View Alongiron's profile

Finishing Cherry

11-27-2016 11:40 PM by Alongiron

Hello fellow Woodworkers I am currently making a Cherry candle stand for m...

14 11-30-2016 02:55 AM
View alittleoff's profile

Workbench?

11-27-2016 04:48 PM by alittleoff

Last yearI built a new workbench out of yellow pine. When I finished the top ...

12 11-29-2016 10:52 PM
View TheLastDeadMouse's profile

Faster Drying Alternative to Arm-R-Seal?

11-29-2016 04:05 AM by TheLastDeadMouse

I make higher end bottle carriers that get a nice glossy finish with several ...

12 11-29-2016 10:17 PM
View JerryLH's profile

grain filler

11-26-2016 01:24 AM by JerryLH

I’m about ready to apply the finish a sapele table. I would greatly ap...

8 11-29-2016 03:08 PM
View Carloz's profile

Polyurethane over poster

11-26-2016 05:06 AM by Carloz

I have a few posters that will be mounted in wooden frames. I have some water...

6 11-29-2016 07:53 AM

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