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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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Matching color question

02-13-2016 02:32 PM by rwe2156

I need to match the color on a repair on an antique sewing machine cabinet. ...

1 02-14-2016 12:14 AM
View bigblockyeti's profile

Wax resistant finish?

02-12-2016 04:52 PM by bigblockyeti

I’m almost ready for finish on a live edge votive holder I made. IR...

1 02-12-2016 10:02 PM
View az23's profile

Walnut table finish ruined -- how to fix?

02-11-2016 02:16 PM by az23

Hello! I purchased a walnut dining table from an out-of-state woodworker. Wh...

10 02-12-2016 03:16 AM
View Gerald Thompson's profile

Button Lac

02-10-2016 12:07 AM by Gerald Thompson

I saw some walnut finished with button lac. It looked great. I have heard t...

6 02-10-2016 04:37 PM
View bhacksaw's profile

Time saving finish for jewelry boxes

02-04-2016 04:56 PM by bhacksaw

I’ve been working on 4 jewelry boxes at once (which I will never do aga...

17 02-10-2016 12:44 PM
View kevinearle's profile

Advice needed for finishing Beetle Kill Interior Paneling

02-07-2016 07:27 PM by kevinearle

Hi, I’m new to working with Beetle Kill wood and am looking for tips...

2 02-10-2016 05:03 AM
View MartinFurniture's profile

New to Finishing

02-09-2016 08:47 PM by MartinFurniture

Hello and this is my forst post. I am looking for some help in finishing blac...

4 02-10-2016 03:56 AM
View flippyaforeal's profile

Pallet Wood Smoker Cabinet

02-02-2016 04:18 PM by flippyaforeal

I have erected a cabinet around my Bradley Smoker. Once I am finished...

5 02-08-2016 08:21 PM
View PaBull's profile

Milk paint + extra bond = cottage cheese

02-08-2016 12:06 AM by PaBull

I have been wanting to use milk paint for the longest time, and today is the ...

2 02-08-2016 12:28 AM
View Gregg M.'s profile

Spraying High Gloss Polycrylic drys with micro-bubbles

02-04-2016 11:16 PM by Gregg M.

I have attempted to spray a fourth coat of Minwax’s Polycrylic after al...

19 02-07-2016 09:37 PM
View Dave's profile

Thinning paint for spraying - Dialing it in

05-22-2014 12:07 AM by Dave

I’m about to paint cabinets with Benjamin Moore Advance Waterborne Alky...

36 02-07-2016 07:26 PM
View jonlan's profile

Ebony Bar Build

12-27-2015 07:13 PM by jonlan

Hi all. My wife and I are looking to start finishing the basement here short...

10 02-07-2016 05:46 PM
View Monte Pittman's profile

Other than epoxy for bartops/counter tops

02-06-2016 01:44 PM by Monte Pittman

I have used a lot of 2 part epoxy for these. While I like the product very mu...

19 02-07-2016 04:48 PM
View Mutha's profile

Baking wood to darken

02-05-2016 01:35 AM by Mutha

Ok i have done some searching with no luck on an answer unless im just missin...

13 02-05-2016 10:40 PM
View andy_P's profile

Rockler Mixing Mate

01-09-2014 04:54 AM by andy_P

Just curious if anyone has had some experience with Rockler’s Mixing Ma...

17 02-05-2016 08:40 PM
View ckwoodworking's profile

HELP-- Polyurethane crystalizing white

02-05-2016 01:35 AM by ckwoodworking

Does anyone have an answer for this?? I applied two coats of Minwax na...

11 02-05-2016 07:53 PM
View WOODIE1's profile

Grace True Coat 2 stop spraying???? some advise

02-05-2016 05:44 AM by WOODIE1

Ok I just sprayed about 40 cabinet doors with zero issue and was honestly blo...

0 02-05-2016 05:44 AM
View Bulkhead's profile

How would you approach this?

01-26-2016 07:50 PM by Bulkhead

I have a large, complex set of built-ins that I am constructing and need advi...

6 02-04-2016 03:40 PM
View John Harris's profile

Cleaning and sanding an old grimy butcher block

07-28-2013 08:53 PM by John Harris

I have a very specific question concerning a butcher block table top. I had ...

34 02-04-2016 01:41 PM
View TheBronzeoakleaf's profile

Paste Wax and Steel Wool?

02-04-2016 01:09 AM by TheBronzeoakleaf

Has anyone ever applied paste wax with steel wool? 7th grade shop class was ...

4 02-04-2016 02:03 AM

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