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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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What over what?

79 days ago by Rich L.

Hi all, I have three small boxes that I completed except for the finish a ...

4 78 days ago
View Babieca's profile

Finish before or after assembly?

87 days ago by Babieca

I’m working on a shaker inspired coffee table (and end tables) and ...

13 79 days ago
View Johnclem99's profile

Cutting Board finish

80 days ago by Johnclem99

My last 4 cutting boards have came out perfect. I apply a food grade mineral ...

1 79 days ago
View ADHDan's profile

Best finish for maple cabinets?

80 days ago by ADHDan

I’m building a set of maple built-ins around our lower-level fireplace....

7 80 days ago
View DavidATX's profile

Pre Finished Birch Plywood

147 days ago by DavidATX

I have quite a bit of prefinished birch plywood leftover and I was thinking o...

1 80 days ago
View doitforfun's profile

finish red oak

81 days ago by doitforfun

I’m making a lamp out of red oak. I usually use natural finish danish o...

11 80 days ago
View desertjim's profile

QUESTION about Planer

84 days ago by desertjim

Hi Guys. I have a CRAFTSMAN Professional 13” Planer. Haven’t ...

17 83 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

First pour on finish

88 days ago by RussellAP

This table is my first attempt at a pour on epoxy finish. I needed strong lig...

3 83 days ago
View Brad's profile

Help Refinishing Pottery Barn Furniture

85 days ago by Brad

So normally I’d just build these items but at $70 for a Pottery Barn c...

2 85 days ago
View shelly_b's profile

what finish to put on butcher block counter top

87 days ago by shelly_b

I am making a red oak counter top for a costumer. I have never made one and w...

13 85 days ago
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How Do I Determine If A 1st Stain Coat Is Dry Enough For An Additional Coat Of Stain Or Topcoating?

87 days ago by Targa

I’ve applied the initial coat of General Finishes brand oil based stain...

11 86 days ago
View Babieca's profile

Finish before or after assembly?

87 days ago by Babieca

I’m working on a shaker inspired coffee table (and end tables) and ...

2 87 days ago
View JmbAtlanta's profile

Cypress Wood Table Centerpiece - How To Finish?

88 days ago by JmbAtlanta

My daughter has asked that I be in charge of the centerpiecies for her upcomi...

2 87 days ago
View RandyTsuch's profile

Finish figure Makore veneer

96 days ago by RandyTsuch

Hi guys I recently bought some figured makore veneer, trying to figure...

2 87 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

Pour on finish question

88 days ago by RussellAP

This morning I poured on the epoxy finish. I had to do it just outside my sho...

2 88 days ago
View Bill White's profile

Passion for Wood-Hand Finishing and Rubbing Out

91 days ago by Bill White

This video is PACKED with information. In all, about 10 hours. The 5 disc s...

1 88 days ago
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chemcraft plastofix light 25* and erlex 5500

96 days ago by speersy

I sprayed plastofix light 25* white on raw mdf doors (with one layer of pri...

1 88 days ago
View Rob's profile

Anyone have advice on "Burnishing Finish""?

98 days ago by Rob

I’m currently smack dab in the middle of building two large coffee tabl...

23 89 days ago
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Ventilation question

92 days ago by mds4752

Just moved into a new home and have my basement shop almost ready to go. My ...

16 89 days ago
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pine bark on a live edge of a table top

90 days ago by rf58

i want to maintain the raw edge of bark on a pine table top i have used W...

1 90 days ago

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