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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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Choosing a durable finish for a dice tray

06-24-2018 03:51 AM by JohnnyBoy1981

My friends and I often play tabletop games that require rolling multiple hard...

0 06-24-2018 03:51 AM
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Storing True Oil

06-19-2018 03:20 PM by JackStraw42

True Oil is my go-to finish for a lot of small projects. It’s a bit ex...

15 06-23-2018 02:33 PM
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Painting with 4 stage HVLP

06-21-2018 10:23 PM by irish620

Hey Guys, I have 10 interior 5 panel primed MDF doors that need to be pain...

4 06-23-2018 01:53 AM
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Clear Base Coat Paint, Long Term Test

06-13-2018 01:43 AM by bilyo

I have used clear base paint (no tint) on a couple of occasions based on the ...

6 06-21-2018 10:57 PM
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Tips on finishing curly redwood slab

06-21-2018 07:40 PM by SubtleEpsilon

So, I’m working on this dining table which features a large redwood sla...

0 06-21-2018 07:40 PM
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Crotch Tearout--CrystaLac or Other Wood Grain/Pore Filler

06-20-2018 01:33 AM by jayseedub

I have a walnut board with a beautiful area of crotch that I’d really l...

9 06-21-2018 12:41 AM
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Dyed shou sugi ban ?

02-19-2017 12:35 AM by willhime

I’m seeing if there’s any theories on how these were made. It say...

5 06-20-2018 03:25 PM
View LoJack's profile

Wet Look finish for Cedar table top

06-19-2018 01:07 PM by LoJack

Hey Guys, I tried researching this when building my deck, and there was n...

7 06-19-2018 09:39 PM
View M2D2's profile

the wood from hell..the wrong information provided...and natural wood behavior

06-17-2018 01:47 PM by M2D2

Hey Folks, First…can I get POSITIVE replies ONLY….not you shou...

15 06-18-2018 07:37 PM
View Walter's profile

Identifying and Refinishing

06-07-2018 02:23 PM by Walter

Hello everybody, after looking around the forums I’ve been unable to fi...

10 06-18-2018 06:11 PM
View Randy T's profile

storing finished product

06-09-2018 12:30 AM by Randy T

Folks:I have been asked to make some plaques which will be finished with lacq...

10 06-18-2018 04:38 AM
View JADobson's profile

Removing paste wax from oak pores

06-17-2018 06:57 PM by JADobson

I just finished a box and I guess I still had a few open pores in the oak. My...

10 06-18-2018 03:03 AM
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Reclaimed driftwood finishing?

06-17-2018 01:52 AM by woodcheese

I have this piece of driftwood that looks to be an old piece of a 4&#...

5 06-17-2018 11:31 PM
View JADobson's profile

Fuming question

06-16-2018 02:20 AM by JADobson

Finishing a small box made from 100 year old reclaimed qs white oak and would...

6 06-16-2018 07:55 PM
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Poplar drawers unattractive

06-10-2018 03:04 AM by jaminv

I’m building some kitchen cabinets. Per multiple recommendations I̵...

40 06-16-2018 05:24 AM
View Saucerito's profile

Clear Coat on top of Alkyd Enamel Paint - Wood Bat

06-14-2018 05:23 PM by Saucerito

Hi, I would like to know which clear coat (if any) should be used on top o...

4 06-15-2018 04:03 AM
View BJODay's profile

Best wood for painted kitchen cabinets

09-26-2014 01:59 PM by BJODay

My nephew is remodeling his kitchen. They wanted to have painted cabinets. We...

19 06-15-2018 03:08 AM
View difalkner's profile

High gloss sanding tip

06-13-2018 08:18 PM by difalkner

This project represents several firsts for me - 1) First acoustic guitar f...

6 06-14-2018 08:52 PM
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Finishing a Stump...

06-11-2018 05:08 PM by IndyM3Scott

Hi Everyone - I’ve been lurking for awhile and watching everyoneR...

6 06-13-2018 01:29 AM
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Earlex 5500 or Rockler HVLP?

09-06-2012 12:05 AM by BerBer5985

I’ve been debating on going to a sprayer for my finishes. As most wood...

17 06-12-2018 06:04 PM

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