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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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Epoxy / resin quality

05-22-2018 12:50 AM by willhime

I’ve been doing epoxy fills for a couple years now and it just dawned o...

1 05-22-2018 12:55 AM
View Golden47's profile

Cloudy after staining. NOT blushing/humidity issue. ~~PHOTO~~

07-25-2014 01:09 AM by Golden47

Hello, This is a long one. I have been trying to experiment to find th...

16 05-21-2018 09:03 PM
View SchwaNa's profile

Polyurethane Spray too thick and runny. Please help...

05-21-2018 06:00 PM by SchwaNa

Hello All, Total newbie here. I’m working on my first wood project. A M...

5 05-21-2018 07:35 PM
View Tom622's profile

Sprayers

05-20-2018 03:32 PM by Tom622

Does anyone have any recommendations for a good sprayer for a DIYer finishing...

10 05-21-2018 05:14 PM
View MC's profile

New to me finishing technique

05-20-2018 03:00 PM by MC

I enjoy building furniture up to the finishing part, then it is a chore. Part...

5 05-21-2018 02:15 AM
View BK7523's profile

Using MiniWax Wipe Poly

05-15-2018 12:59 PM by BK7523

So I recently finished making a chair and am in the finishing stage and decid...

13 05-21-2018 01:25 AM
View mbs's profile

Process for spraying a lot of panels?

05-20-2018 03:46 PM by mbs

What process do you like when you have to spray front and back sides of cabin...

8 05-20-2018 08:18 PM
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Wood burning stamp

05-20-2018 05:25 PM by zipmac22

I’d like to get an electric wood burning branding iron stamp for my pro...

2 05-20-2018 06:35 PM
View Karda's profile

sander marks

05-19-2018 10:35 PM by Karda

Hi, I have to paint some doors that were painted with rustoleums john deere g...

7 05-20-2018 03:52 AM
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Little tip for polyurethane top coat

05-14-2018 02:41 AM by nickbatz

In case it’s useful, here’s my technique for poly top coat over s...

21 05-19-2018 01:54 AM
View EarlS's profile

Can anyone help with this mystery sandpaper?

05-17-2018 02:30 PM by EarlS

My folks are visiting and my dad showed me a piece of sandpaper that he bough...

3 05-17-2018 03:14 PM
View NausetWood's profile

What topcoat to use

05-17-2018 01:29 PM by NausetWood

I make hand carved serving trays. I color them with GF dye stains. I spray f...

6 05-17-2018 02:40 PM
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Bubbles in paint

05-16-2018 05:49 PM by dakremer

I have a Graco airless handheld sprayer. I sprayed some SW ProClassic and go...

14 05-17-2018 02:44 AM
View RussellAP's profile

Shou sugi ban wisdom.

05-17-2017 11:36 PM by RussellAP

Love this process, that is unless the wind is blowing. Toasting cedar and pin...

23 05-16-2018 03:35 PM
View Rink's profile

Maple slab "pop" finish?

05-14-2018 03:25 PM by Rink

I am planning to use this maple slab as the seat of a bench. In the first pic...

12 05-16-2018 12:57 PM
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Kingsplor Abrasive Disks... Which to Choose?

05-12-2018 02:19 PM by RPhillips

I’m about to pick up some Kingsplor abrasive disks for my Bosch ROS65 a...

10 05-15-2018 04:11 PM
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Paint sprayer, for home and project use?

05-10-2018 02:09 PM by thepurrsian

Hello all, I considering buying a paint sprayer to paint my new house, the bo...

13 05-14-2018 06:16 PM
View Kitui4u's profile

Need to fix a color after Poly :(

03-28-2018 02:54 PM by Kitui4u

Hello, I made drawers (right) with BB ply and a cabinet with Birch ply (left)...

15 05-14-2018 04:05 PM
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looking for the best finish for an outdoor covered porch table made from HW flooring

05-14-2018 12:19 PM by Exibar

HI all! I have this crazy idea to build a table for the farmers porch out...

1 05-14-2018 01:41 PM
View msinc's profile (online now)

Finish for cedar?????

05-14-2018 02:29 AM by msinc

Is there a specific finish that can be applied to eastern red cedar that will...

5 05-14-2018 01:31 PM

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