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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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Help Regarding Epoxy Knot Filling (OR not?)

07-15-2018 04:53 PM by Tetroniker

Hello forum, I need a bit of advice on what to do here. A friend of mine gave...

3 07-15-2018 07:26 PM
View JohnMcClure's profile

Painting Bedroom Furniture - lots of questions! (aiming for Pottery Barn)

07-14-2018 01:47 PM by JohnMcClure

I’ll be painting a dresser and bed for my little girl’s room. It...

9 07-15-2018 03:19 PM
View erikreagan's profile

Beginner not sure where to start with finishes

07-07-2018 06:17 PM by erikreagan

Hello there! I only have a small number of projects under my belt thus far...

19 07-15-2018 02:29 PM
View marlis321's profile

How to adjust LARGE cabinet doors

07-14-2018 06:41 PM by marlis321

Recently purchased a large Armoire type freestanding cabinet at an estate sal...

6 07-15-2018 01:20 AM
View DonovanL's profile

Hardened Epoxy in Flood Coat

07-12-2018 07:16 PM by DonovanL

I’m a beginner here, struggling to learn to use epoxy. I’ve been attempting t...

12 07-14-2018 03:51 AM
View bilyo's profile

Inkjet Ink Dye

07-13-2018 08:33 PM by bilyo

I had an inkjet printer die a while back and still have many new refill cartr...

3 07-13-2018 10:49 PM
View Drew Gregory's profile

Antique Rocking Chair

07-11-2018 02:35 PM by Drew Gregory

I have been VERY slowly restoring this rocking chair but have not been able t...

8 07-13-2018 02:55 PM
View RN254's profile

Finishing Birch Butcher Block

07-12-2018 09:29 PM by RN254

I have 8’ of birch to be used for top of a desk like the images I’...

2 07-13-2018 12:25 PM
View knottyknip's profile

Major Tearout - Ash wood

07-11-2018 08:24 PM by knottyknip

Hello! Long time lurker, first time posting. Thank you for all of your con...

39 07-13-2018 02:35 AM
View simoncpj's profile

Help please - Painting six board chest question

07-12-2018 03:00 PM by simoncpj

I am making a mini six board chest and plan to use traditional cut nails and ...

6 07-12-2018 07:59 PM
View ToddJB's profile

Lacquer is milky white - HALP!

07-11-2018 12:59 AM by ToddJB

I’ve never used lacquer before, and now I hate it. Four coats of thi...

35 07-12-2018 03:35 PM
View trevor7428's profile

Charles Neil Pre-Color Conditioner

07-11-2018 02:47 PM by trevor7428

So I want to purchase Charles Neil Pre-Color Conditioner from Charles website...

8 07-11-2018 09:14 PM
View Russell Eck's profile

Cedar Deck Finish Recommendations

07-10-2018 02:21 PM by Russell Eck

I have a cedar deck that I put a stain/finish combo on and it hasn’t ev...

8 07-11-2018 07:46 PM
View IAMike's profile

TransTint question

07-11-2018 05:43 AM by IAMike

How colorfast is TransTint dye after it’s dried? I’m applying it...

1 07-11-2018 09:19 AM
View EdsCustomWoodCrafts's profile

Sticking Cork- tiles

07-09-2018 04:49 PM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts

Hey everyone I have been working on a office room divider and on one of th...

8 07-10-2018 06:49 PM
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Avoiding Danish Oil 'Weeping' on Red Oak

07-09-2018 06:08 PM by JohnnyBoy1981

I’ve read that Danish Oil will continue to seep out of the pores of red...

8 07-10-2018 04:46 AM
View kyngfish's profile

Oil Based Primer questions

07-09-2018 02:10 PM by kyngfish

Hi – so I’ve been searching the web on this and looking for a fe...

4 07-10-2018 03:37 AM
View enazle's profile

Penofin Question

07-09-2018 02:33 PM by enazle

Anybody know why Penofin does not recommend using a roller to apply their fin...

7 07-09-2018 09:51 PM
View Quailguy's profile

Washable Finish

07-08-2018 08:46 PM by Quailguy

A local BBQ caterer asked me to finish 2 wooden eating utensil boxes for his ...

10 07-09-2018 08:57 PM
View GROOVY56's profile

Watco Danish Oil clogging sand paper

07-08-2018 09:41 PM by GROOVY56

So I have sanded cherry and white oak to 220 applied the oil wiped dry let st...

6 07-09-2018 03:56 PM

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