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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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planer jammed

10-05-2015 03:04 PM by jbjornling

I have a 735, its a great machine. i try to clip any knots off the ends of th...

0 10-05-2015 03:04 PM
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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
View ezgnann's profile

Need help cleaning old wood - believed to be smoking residue

08-31-2015 03:54 PM by ezgnann

I have a picture of me an infant that is printed on wood. The picture is cove...

0 08-31-2015 03:54 PM
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How to Lighten up Walnut Watco Oil Finish

08-11-2015 03:50 AM by trc

Two days ago I put a Walnut Watco Oil on a new knotty alder door. Prior to a...

0 08-11-2015 03:50 AM
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Refinishing a 1996 stained and lacquered built-in - Kem Aqua Plus white mid gloss

07-17-2015 06:13 PM by noone

As the title states, I am getting ready to refinish a 1996 stained and lacque...

0 07-17-2015 06:13 PM
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Problesm applying Sanding Sealer over Gel Stain

07-10-2015 07:41 PM by SteveInVa

I am at the finishing stages of project. I am retreading stairs and risers an...

0 07-10-2015 07:41 PM
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Graco 295

07-09-2015 04:56 AM by Steve

Ordered a Graco model 295 sprayer two weeks ago and had it show up today,...

0 07-09-2015 04:56 AM
View ammccorm's profile

Cherry wood table, part 2

06-23-2015 01:24 AM by ammccorm

Hey there, you guys helped me refinish a cherry table a couple months ago, an...

0 06-23-2015 01:24 AM
View Jagerheister's profile

Aging pine wood with Vinegar and steel wool

05-23-2015 12:45 PM by Jagerheister

In this timelapse video, I’m applying an ironite stain to pine. This i...

0 05-23-2015 12:45 PM
View Inka333's profile

Old Mexican table refinishing advice.

05-15-2015 04:06 PM by Inka333

Hello! everybody! I am a new amateur wood worker. I enjoy being busy with woo...

0 05-15-2015 04:06 PM
View Ramber's profile

Need some hardware suggestions

02-26-2015 05:26 PM by Ramber

So I have been doing some bentwood rings recently, and I kind of want to morp...

0 02-26-2015 05:26 PM
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Preparing reclaimed lumber for finish

01-24-2015 05:12 PM by Joel_B

I picked up some samples of reclaimed lumber from a local supplier I plan to ...

0 01-24-2015 05:12 PM
View hungry's profile

manzanita burls

01-05-2015 10:33 AM by hungry

Can I finish a green manzanita burl?

0 01-05-2015 10:33 AM
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HELP glazing

01-03-2015 06:14 AM by dbreeze225

hey every one i am curiass has any one used ” parks super glaze” ...

0 01-03-2015 06:14 AM
View Don's profile

Refinishing in the Ottawa, Ontario area

12-29-2014 06:17 PM by Don

Hey folks, a client approached me to refinish an old amp and pair of speak...

0 12-29-2014 06:17 PM
View DonBoston's profile

Best finish for Tamarind?

12-12-2014 03:52 AM by DonBoston

So, I’ve done some jewelry pieces with some spalted tamarind, the brigh...

0 12-12-2014 03:52 AM
View rICAL's profile

staining Poplar for a pendant.

12-04-2014 02:26 PM by rICAL

for Christmas im making a pendant (her own version of a key-blade) for my gir...

0 12-04-2014 02:26 PM
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Craigslist Sale on Graco Falcon Pump and G15 Gun

11-26-2014 09:08 PM by JAAune

I was at a sale for a cabinet shop in Frankfort, Illinois and picked up a Gra...

0 11-26-2014 09:08 PM
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Earlex 6003 Spray Port

11-17-2014 04:01 PM by New_Found_Hobby

I am not a review writer as I feel I am not qualified to. However I could not...

0 11-17-2014 04:01 PM
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Capspray 10000 experiences and advice needed!

10-14-2014 04:25 AM by ten4cmor

Hi Lumberjocks, I recently traded an old fridge for a Capspray 10000 and w...

0 10-14-2014 04:25 AM

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