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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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Speaking of finishing

04-28-2017 01:06 AM by Xoda

I am looking for a HVLP sprayer that sprays well stains to latex. A machine t...

0 04-28-2017 01:06 AM
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Re-Claimed Wood Table

04-27-2017 11:02 PM by RustyHoot

We are building a dining room table from Re-claimed Douglas Fir. We like the...

0 04-27-2017 11:02 PM
View Skylar's profile

Glaze coat help

04-24-2017 01:32 AM by Skylar

I’ve used Famowood glaze coat several times with no real issues…....

0 04-24-2017 01:32 AM
View RichTaylor's profile

Useful Post on Lacquer Cleanup by Bob Flexner

03-25-2017 12:44 AM by RichTaylor

You can find the post here. I like that it vindicates me for not cleaning my...

0 03-25-2017 12:44 AM
View Slowpoke's profile

Stripper vs. yellow glue

02-04-2017 05:05 PM by Slowpoke

Anyone have experience stripping with Klean Strip KS-3 as to whether it affec...

0 02-04-2017 05:05 PM
View Axle505's profile

Scandinavian three-drawer chest refinish

10-29-2016 01:51 AM by Axle505

Ok—I’m new to refinishing…but I have done it off and on...

0 10-29-2016 01:51 AM
View Dick_Cheney's profile

Epoxy clear coat?

10-01-2016 05:38 AM by Dick_Cheney

I cheaped out on materials and made a reception desk from 2×4s and 3/4 p...

0 10-01-2016 05:38 AM
View Th961605's profile

Do Minwax Sanding Sealer and General Finishes Play Well Together?

09-22-2016 07:11 PM by Th961605

I have about half a gallon left of Minwax sanding sealer, which I’m pla...

0 09-22-2016 07:11 PM
View nightguy's profile

Nice and easy Shellac mixing video

08-29-2016 01:13 AM by nightguy

I am a big user of Shellac, I usually buy Zinsseer dewaxed Seal Coat which is...

0 08-29-2016 01:13 AM
View thelt's profile

WoodSmith Plans Email on 8-20-2016

08-20-2016 11:21 AM by thelt

Anyone interested in the Fold-up Finishing Station that was featured in the W...

0 08-20-2016 11:21 AM
View Laughran's profile

Earlex 2901 and GF Milk paint

07-15-2016 10:07 AM by Laughran

Hello everybodyHas anybody here sprayed GF Milk Paint with an Earlex 2901?If ...

0 07-15-2016 10:07 AM
View IllusiveLemon's profile

Need help finishing adirondack chairs!!

05-10-2016 04:00 PM by IllusiveLemon

Hello! I’m making two adirondack chairs for my parents. I would like to...

0 05-10-2016 04:00 PM
View WOODIE1's profile

Grace True Coat 2 stop spraying???? some advise

02-05-2016 05:44 AM by WOODIE1

Ok I just sprayed about 40 cabinet doors with zero issue and was honestly blo...

0 02-05-2016 05:44 AM
View BinghamtonEd's profile

Minwax wood hardener on spalted maple...topcoat?

12-22-2015 06:42 PM by BinghamtonEd

So I am going to be building a conductor’s podium for my wife’s s...

0 12-22-2015 06:42 PM
View sawdust99's profile

Red stain to look like Amish red oak

11-12-2015 06:44 PM by sawdust99

I made a stand out of red oak and want to stain it to the color of red Amish ...

0 11-12-2015 06:44 PM
View gerrym526's profile

Using Tamarack for Interior Trim-How Did You Finish It?

10-31-2015 01:10 AM by gerrym526

I’ll be building a new house next year and using Tamarack (Western Larc...

0 10-31-2015 01:10 AM
View agallant's profile

Best stain and polly for hard wood floors.

10-24-2015 01:02 AM by agallant

Hi folks, I was wondering what the thoughts were on what stain and polly t...

0 10-24-2015 01:02 AM
View Shuja's profile

Cleaning up wood

10-17-2015 04:24 PM by Shuja

This is part of at least 70 years old chair which I want to clean and...

0 10-17-2015 04:24 PM
View Polly333's profile

Kitchen table

10-07-2015 05:33 PM by Polly333

Just looking for some help as this is the first piece I’ve refinished. ...

0 10-07-2015 05:33 PM
View whope's profile

Trying to match a finish on a Philippine piece

09-06-2015 12:20 PM by whope

I’m attempting to replace the cross on the orb of this religious piece....

0 09-06-2015 12:20 PM

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