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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Clear Protective finish for painted surfaces

2 hours ago by patcollins

I am thinking about painting my cheap ugly kitchen cabinets and have read abo...

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Grandpa's home made recipe

2 days ago by johnnygofast

My grandad made his own wood stain that had a beautiful red tint to it. The o...

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Humidor finish (topcoat)

35 days ago by Sirgreggins

I’m going to make a few humidors soon and am contemplating what to use ...

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HF HVLP Gravity Feed Spray Gun Coupon

44 days ago by DiggerJ

Just got this in my email, and thought someone might be able to get some use....

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ambrosia maple beetles

51 days ago by whitesferry

hi guys i put my project on hold till friday i orderd bora-care its supose...

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Question about converting a Turbine HVLP cup gun to pressure pot

60 days ago by David Drummond

I have a Fuji Q4 pro that I would like to set up to use a pressure pot instea...

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wood sealants

62 days ago by emart

I have a customer that requested some cedar benches made that they plan on ge...

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Fixing (and then preventing) runs in latex paint with airless sprayer?

78 days ago by ADHDan

I’ve been spraying some large cabinets with the HF airless sprayer. Ev...

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Need some help with a craftsman-style wainscoting project

180 days ago by PSUlion01

Sorry if this is in the wrong forum…wasn’t sure where to put it. ...

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HF Twin Stack Compressor for HVLP use

192 days ago by paxorion

I was in HF yesterday perusing through the pneumatics section, and spotted th...

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Best finish for walnut

192 days ago by panofish

Here is my latest video review of a great wood finish…I love the look a...

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surface mount hinges and finishing

200 days ago by Sawdust2012

This may be remedial stuff, but…Attaching non-morticed hinges to a blan...

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Staining Pecan Wood

204 days ago by iluvizzy

Looks like I found the right website for my question! I occasionally refinish...

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General Finishes Enduro Pigmented Poly

226 days ago by SuperCubber

Hello folks, I’m wondering if anyone here has experience with Genera...

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WooWhooooo ~ Success!!!

236 days ago by Sunnygirl

I was having trouble with getting a fine spray out of my spray gun, so posted...

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How to remove Famowood Glaze Coat

241 days ago by nija12

I recently used Famowood Glaze coat to finish my bartop constructed of red oa...

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cross cut log slab

290 days ago by chetfoster

when clear coating a cross cut log slab ….if you only flaer coat one si...

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What can I use over Howard's as a sealer?

316 days ago by Jeffreaux2

I am finishing up a Nantucket Bench constructed of Sinker Cypress. I have alr...

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Airless handheld or HVLP (compressor not turbine)

329 days ago by Bill1974

I have never sprayed stains, dyes, or top coats. I have airbrushed a little ...

0 329 days ago
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Reclaimed Douglas Fir timbers

329 days ago by Montanastyle

Does anyone have some feedback regarding finishing reclaimed timbers. We hav...

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