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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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New finish

03-22-2017 04:10 PM by Rockytop

I just built this for a customer. Its a headboard.! She’s wanting a whi...

4 03-22-2017 07:09 PM
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How to Keep or Encourage Ash to be Grey

03-22-2017 03:50 AM by groygroy

Hi Folks, I just got a request for a table and an end-grain bar to match a...

1 03-22-2017 12:51 PM
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VENEER. PSA - Pressure Sensitive Veneer

03-20-2017 04:07 PM by Fax

Hello friends,I am gonna apply venneer to a coffee table 20×20” , ...

1 03-21-2017 06:01 PM
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Couple of finishing questions

03-11-2017 11:08 PM by JCamp

This weekend I’ve been able to tackle a couple small projects but now t...

5 03-21-2017 01:59 PM
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SW Kem Aqua Pigmented Lacquer

03-21-2017 02:53 AM by John141414141414

Hi – I just called Sherwin Williams in Lowell, MA (they are the closest produ...

2 03-21-2017 01:29 PM
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Stain before or after assembly?

03-20-2017 02:05 PM by Abn101mp

Here is my dry fit for the night stand I’m making out of Ash. The m...

6 03-21-2017 02:24 AM
View Bulkhead's profile

Spray or wipe on finish for desk drawers

03-20-2017 12:24 AM by Bulkhead

I have 11 drawers milled from soft maple that will be installed in an office ...

8 03-20-2017 08:11 PM
View DManderson's profile

Fuji MiniMite 4 platinum HVLP system finishing questions...

03-20-2017 02:31 PM by DManderson

Recently purchased the Minimite 4 platinum HVLP system with the T75G gravity ...

1 03-20-2017 06:12 PM
View JCantin's profile

Pre finish dovetail drawer fronts/sides?

03-20-2017 01:52 PM by JCantin

I’m building a dresser with QSWO drawer fronts and poplar sides, which ...

5 03-20-2017 05:58 PM
View Planeman40's profile

Glue suggestions for applying a felt box liner

03-19-2017 02:29 PM by Planeman40

I am working on a display/storage box for a project and will be lining the in...

10 03-20-2017 04:12 PM
View Mark C's profile

Help! What did I do wrong? Dye on Walnut

03-18-2017 12:52 AM by Mark C

I just followed the directions I read on a few web sites and youtube, mixed s...

14 03-19-2017 02:17 PM
View Dannen's profile

How do I fix 'graying' on newly stained wood?

03-17-2017 02:12 PM by Dannen

Hello all. I’m pretty new to finished wood projects and I’m ha...

5 03-17-2017 03:52 PM
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Getting dull streaks w/Satin Poly

03-16-2017 02:08 AM by optimusprimer92

Hey all. I am trying to complete a counter top for our washroom and am having...

7 03-16-2017 04:43 PM
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Fir Blotch Control

03-12-2017 06:33 PM by cherk3

Can any of you fine gents, help me out with blotch control and staining on V....

11 03-16-2017 04:31 AM
View Downandunder's profile

Can I make a stain using paint and Turpentine?

03-13-2017 02:03 PM by Downandunder

Hello all,I have an old cabinet Im restoring and im trying to keep the origin...

11 03-15-2017 07:45 PM
View Dagobah's profile

When to fill a knot with epoxy? Is it always necessary?

03-15-2017 12:15 AM by Dagobah

I’ve seen plenty of videos about filling knots with epoxy, but haven...

11 03-15-2017 05:24 PM
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Mango Slab Table Finish Options

03-15-2017 04:13 AM by khetani

hiI am new to the forum and am working on making a Mango Slab coffee table. T...

1 03-15-2017 12:01 PM
View Fax's profile

Boiled Linseed Oil

03-07-2017 08:34 PM by Fax

I applied Boiled Linseed Oil on a pine chair. I made a mistake. I wish I didn...

13 03-14-2017 09:13 PM
View Jim Dawson's profile

My latest staining screw up...

03-13-2017 08:49 PM by Jim Dawson

Disclaimer: I’m old but new at serious woodworking and it shows in my w...

6 03-13-2017 11:08 PM
View pontic's profile

With all this heart ache about poly...

03-13-2017 03:09 AM by pontic

I looked into UV light curing systems to finish wood projects. UV cured epoxi...

3 03-13-2017 10:53 PM

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