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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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View scvwood27's profile

Walnut turned white.

02-24-2015 11:57 PM by scvwood27

Made a frame from walnut. Sanded it, cleaned it with mineral spirits, let it ...

12 02-26-2015 04:37 PM
View Tugboater78's profile

how does one preserve wood "slices"?

02-25-2015 01:12 AM by Tugboater78

Fiance is addicted to Pinterest, and has some ideas for our upcoming nuptials...

12 02-25-2015 06:35 PM
View MrRon's profile

Sanding after sealer application

02-25-2015 04:23 PM by MrRon

If the project I am building has been sanded and sealed with a sanding sealer...

1 02-25-2015 04:54 PM
View phillyB's profile

Need help with refinishing table...twisted badly

01-30-2015 02:45 PM by phillyB

Hello! So I’m a long time lurker…First time posting. I’m in...

25 02-24-2015 06:22 PM
View Purrmaster's profile

Anyone used ColorFX dyes?

02-20-2015 07:52 AM by Purrmaster

Greetings. I’m thinking of finally getting some concentrated dyes fo...

10 02-24-2015 01:38 PM
View Mrsvwal's profile

Gahhhh. Ruined. Please help :(

02-21-2015 12:25 AM by Mrsvwal

So, I bought this vintage buffet, turned it into a vanity, and LOVED it. H...

11 02-24-2015 01:26 PM
View joez's profile

non toxic wood stain floor

02-24-2015 01:41 AM by joez

Anybody has any experience with recommending 100% non toxic wood floor stain.

3 02-24-2015 03:49 AM
View Sanderguy777's profile

How do I finish wood on a hand plane shelf?

02-23-2015 06:38 PM by Sanderguy777

I built a couple shelves for my two hand planes, but now I want to finish the...

3 02-24-2015 02:55 AM
View jonsprague0000's profile

Finishing mahogany with holly inlay

12-27-2014 12:15 AM by jonsprague0000

I’m working on a federal period card table following a guide from S...

11 02-23-2015 12:59 AM
View ric53's profile

Applying a waterbase finish with a rag

02-22-2015 05:25 PM by ric53

Has anybody tried to apply a water based finish with a rag.

3 02-22-2015 06:38 PM
View JohnMcD348's profile

Opinions Please on Wagner HVLP Turbine unit sprayers like Flexio and Spray Max

02-21-2015 08:44 PM by JohnMcD348

I am interested in getting a general purpose, do it all setup for my around t...

2 02-22-2015 03:11 PM
View MrFid's profile

Paste Wax consistency

01-20-2015 01:08 AM by MrFid

Hi everyone. I bought a canister of Johnson’s Paste Wax (the yellow ...

8 02-22-2015 05:42 AM
View DJ14's profile

Spar urethane over latex paint?

02-11-2015 04:11 AM by DJ14

Hello all! I’ve been making Adirondack chairs for a while but have n...

9 02-22-2015 05:32 AM
View Babieca's profile

Trying to match finish for furniture repair

02-19-2015 09:41 PM by Babieca

I am making a replacement foot for a dresser in my parents’ bedroom and...

10 02-21-2015 02:28 AM
View ADHDan's profile

Help popping curly maple? (Chatoyance effect?)

02-03-2015 06:52 PM by ADHDan

I’m making a solid curly maple desk, and I’m wondering how best t...

22 02-19-2015 06:11 PM
View TZH's profile

Cottonwood and varnish

02-16-2015 05:36 PM by TZH

This coffee table for our daughter has been a long time in the works: ...

22 02-17-2015 06:50 PM
View pjr1's profile

Incense cedar finishing question

02-16-2015 07:10 PM by pjr1

I bought some 4/4 incense cedar for some rolling barn doors I plan to install...

2 02-17-2015 03:15 AM
View dakremer's profile

First coat with HVLP gun. How's it look?

02-11-2015 10:26 PM by dakremer

So (like I posted in a previous forum topic), I’m painting some doors w...

11 02-14-2015 10:02 PM
View mitch48093's profile

need help with kitchen cabinets

02-12-2015 09:17 PM by mitch48093

Hi,yellow..I have been told it was the type of varnish that was used.. What ...

9 02-13-2015 01:46 AM
View LiveEdge's profile

Can you resand rough spots after applying tung oil?

02-12-2015 09:04 PM by LiveEdge

I’m working on a slab of maple and have applied two coats of Minwax Tun...

4 02-13-2015 01:30 AM

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