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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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Thinning BM Advance?

12-18-2017 02:34 AM by Jim Dawson

I’m doing a project for my daughter-in-law, a combination dog crate/lau...

0 12-18-2017 02:34 AM
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boiled linseed oil

12-16-2017 05:30 AM by Karda

hi I got a can of boiled linseed oil, the can has the spot in the middle of t...

29 12-17-2017 11:55 PM
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Spraying lacquer preheating work space

12-14-2017 03:36 PM by MICT

I have read a lot of different opinions on spraying lacquer in the winter but...

5 12-17-2017 11:51 PM
View Keith Kelly's profile

How would you finish this Walnut coffee table top?

12-17-2017 05:20 AM by Keith Kelly

I’ve finished Walnut a handful of times but haven’t finished anyt...

11 12-17-2017 11:18 PM
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Varnish over sanding sealer?

12-17-2017 05:24 PM by Pyro

Hi guys, I am a novice when it comes to real wood working so please excuse...

6 12-17-2017 11:07 PM
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Danish oil "weeping"

12-15-2017 07:22 PM by maxyedor

Finished up a hand-plane a couple days ago, costed it in Danish oil, and foll...

8 12-17-2017 04:34 PM
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(closed) ROCK! but no ROLL?

12-17-2017 06:40 AM by richardchaos

Has anyone else noticed how SLLLOOOOWWWWWWW ROCKLER is at getting orders ship...

5 12-17-2017 04:29 PM
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Leopard Spots on Trim

12-14-2017 08:45 PM by bsmith6356

Hi there- We are in the process of finishing a 500 sq foot addition (Sunroom,...

8 12-17-2017 02:38 PM
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Oops, I procrastinated! Suggestions for a finish process that can be ready in 2 days?

12-15-2017 05:53 PM by William Shelley

I’m participating in a small pop-up craft fair / vending event in a few...

7 12-16-2017 11:09 PM
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Sanding Sealer Causing Panels to Warp

12-14-2017 03:36 PM by CASJOE

Hello, I’m having trouble keeping wood panels from warping after app...

6 12-16-2017 07:33 PM
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minwax high build poly will not dry

10-14-2013 10:50 AM by Stevebro

Well I hope I can get some help with this. I bought some minwax high build p...

13 12-15-2017 01:23 PM
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Problem with ArmRSeal

12-04-2017 06:32 PM by perfesser

Anyone else have problems getting Arm-R-Seal to dry to a nice smooth coat in ...

9 12-15-2017 01:33 AM
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Milk Paint over Danish Oil

12-03-2017 04:59 AM by JADobson

Hi all – I tried adding a stripe of milk paint (1/16” wide) on a ...

11 12-14-2017 06:40 PM
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Help!! I've ruined my boyfriend's coffee table with nail polish remover and need advice!

12-07-2017 08:22 PM by Ashley19448

Yesterday, like an idiot, I was using nail polish remover on the coffee table...

12 12-14-2017 12:57 PM
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Rechargeable sprayer

12-13-2017 01:49 PM by richardchaos

I am thinking of getting one of these to spray tinted Lacqour for small objec...

3 12-13-2017 04:21 PM
View Peace's profile

Disc sandpaper

12-13-2017 07:11 AM by Peace

I am looking for replacement 10” aluminum oxide discs made my LDF (whoe...

3 12-13-2017 03:54 PM
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End Grain Cutting Board using General Finishes Salad Bowl Finish

02-17-2015 04:31 PM by DBordello

Hi All, I have spent the last couple of weeks working on my first end grai...

21 12-13-2017 01:45 PM
View richardchaos's profile

Coloring Lacquer!

12-11-2017 05:23 PM by richardchaos

I was thinking of spraying a piece of white pine with a colored lacquer to ge...

5 12-12-2017 04:43 PM
View d38's profile

Cured silicone calk in duct collector pipe –contaminate shop with silicone?

12-04-2017 04:12 PM by d38

Looking back, don’t know why I made a real dumb decision, but this weekend I ...

10 12-12-2017 03:50 AM
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Scratched cedar veneer

11-30-2017 01:50 PM by Darrellandclare

I’m refinishing a Lane cedar chest. I Remove the white paint using citristrip...

4 12-11-2017 06:12 PM

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