Unanswered Topics in Finishing

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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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pure tung oil help, still looking hazy

01-04-2018 01:43 AM by griever

Hi everyone, I’ve been adding layers to this walnut nightstand, I th...

0 01-04-2018 01:43 AM
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Finish Compatibility Question (Oil Modified Alkyd paint / Epoxy)

01-03-2018 04:43 PM by Mayhem702

1st Let me say thank you to all the unnamed people on here that have helped m...

0 01-03-2018 04:43 PM
View MrSa's profile

milky white finish on treated wood

11-15-2017 11:20 PM by MrSa

I’m using sikkens cetol interior on some baltic birch cabinets, it has ...

0 11-15-2017 11:20 PM
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Wooden garage door finish repair - stain glaze?

11-06-2017 01:34 AM by CraiginSTL

I have some wooden garage doors that are some type of Vineer with a stain an...

0 11-06-2017 01:34 AM
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Organ: new writing shelf

10-26-2017 06:01 PM by jklingel

I stripped an old organ, which I think is cherry or alder, and am going to in...

0 10-26-2017 06:01 PM
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Bar topper on wooden spool table

10-07-2017 08:43 PM by AdamH612

Hello everyone,This is my first forum I’ve joined and not too sure on ...

0 10-07-2017 08:43 PM
View Jim Dawson's profile

Suggestions for finishing a steel entry door...

09-26-2017 02:33 PM by Jim Dawson

I’m replacing our front door with a steel pre-primed door. I tried to g...

0 09-26-2017 02:33 PM
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Grizzly G0529 - Oscillating Spindle / 12" Disc Sander

09-16-2017 08:18 PM by RAP

Does anyone have this sander ( Grizzly G0529 – Oscillating Spindle / 12...

0 09-16-2017 08:18 PM
View DavidOveracre's profile

Help with epoxy spots

08-17-2017 11:59 AM by DavidOveracre

Hey folks,I poured some epoxy to fill worm holes in a pine tabletop I’m...

0 08-17-2017 11:59 AM
View c4brian's profile

Best technique for finishing a tamarind slab

08-16-2017 03:44 AM by c4brian

Beginner here. I’ve got a spalted slab of living edge tamarind, 78&#...

0 08-16-2017 03:44 AM
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GF whitewash on pine?

07-06-2017 02:51 AM by LumberJocksGuest

Though I understand this is not the primary purpose of the product, can Gener...

0 07-06-2017 02:51 AM
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Refinishing parquet wood floors - fixing scratches and staining

06-20-2017 01:16 AM by Serenity2017

HI I decided to rip out my carpets and keep and refinish the parquet wood ...

0 06-20-2017 01:16 AM
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Tips on refinishing maple table

05-18-2017 08:32 PM by jtrz

I have a drop leaf maple table that I want to refinish. It’s was made b...

0 05-18-2017 08:32 PM
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Sanding sealer on Plywood

05-12-2017 03:17 PM by dmoe

I am working on some pieces of art work that I have burned electronically in ...

0 05-12-2017 03:17 PM
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LJ Virgin seeking advice re sanding while refinishing small mahogany porch

05-11-2017 11:31 PM by Southcoastphil

Yes, I’m a LJ virgin, so please be gentle with me! (Note to moderato...

0 05-11-2017 11:31 PM
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04-28-2017 01:06 AM by Xoda


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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 Rich's profile

Useful Post on Lacquer Cleanup by Bob Flexner

03-25-2017 12:44 AM by Rich

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

0 03-25-2017 12:44 AM
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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
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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

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