Finishing Forum

  • Advertise with us

The finish, whether paint, wax, stain, or something else, can make or break a project. What are your tips and questions regarding finishes?

Topics Replies Last post
View thumbs's profile


06-29-2012 03:53 AM by thumbs


3 06-29-2012 04:56 AM
View Charlie's profile

Finish for oven cabinet?

06-28-2012 05:23 PM by Charlie

I have built the “hutch” top for our oven cabinet. Trying to deci...

1 06-28-2012 08:59 PM
View danr's profile

Poly over Zinsser amber Shellac?

06-26-2012 02:55 AM by danr

Hello lumberjocks, I was just reading the Zinsser shellac data sheet and i...

17 06-28-2012 12:51 PM
View Insagent's profile

Outside butcher block counter

06-28-2012 03:27 AM by Insagent

I am building 23foot long serving table out reclaimed lumber. What is the b...

1 06-28-2012 03:37 AM
View JohnEinNJ's profile

How to repair gouged MDF?

06-18-2012 11:17 PM by JohnEinNJ

So I just finished building Wood Magazine’s tilt-top workbench (like th...

17 06-28-2012 01:29 AM
View Joe Lyddon's profile

Super Sale on Earlex 5500

06-27-2012 03:28 PM by Joe Lyddon

Earlex 5500 Super Sale with 2 tips ... and FREE SHIPPING! $319.99 M...

3 06-28-2012 12:55 AM
View Mark's profile

Finishing Walnut?

01-14-2012 06:13 AM by Mark

Okay so I am working on my first project with walnut and I need some info. My...

32 06-26-2012 10:49 AM
View jeff robinson's profile

kid safe finishes for puzzels

06-25-2012 09:53 PM by jeff robinson

i have been asked to make some kid puzzles for a customer .i was wondering wh...

7 06-26-2012 01:49 AM
View JosephNY's profile

What finish to use on spalted birch dining table

06-19-2012 10:51 PM by JosephNY

I’m new to the forum, and to woodworking/finishing in general. I jus...

5 06-25-2012 11:47 PM
View Wingstress's profile

Bleeding Bloodwood?

04-04-2012 03:33 AM by Wingstress

I know this question has been asked before, but I can’t seem to get a g...

4 06-25-2012 11:09 PM
View justinwdemoss's profile

Wood with soaked in petroleum - shellac?

06-25-2012 08:25 PM by justinwdemoss

I recently scored a C. Christenson Workbench on C-list, while all vises are i...

3 06-25-2012 09:46 PM
View doctortom's profile

staining after danish oil?

06-25-2012 01:51 PM by doctortom

I have stained some freshly sanded, spalted pecan with several coats of Watco...

3 06-25-2012 07:57 PM
View revanson11's profile

Spraying VS Brushing question

06-15-2012 09:10 PM by revanson11

I’m preparing to start my first attempt at spraying a finish on a proje...

9 06-25-2012 06:32 AM
View 64cuda's profile

changing color of oil finished oak

06-23-2012 10:00 PM by 64cuda

Hi wanted to change the color of the oak to a darker color, it is oil finish ...

3 06-24-2012 08:10 PM
View moriartii's profile

Finishing Mahogany Front door

06-21-2012 10:09 PM by moriartii

Hello-In conjunction with my other project, adding length to my door, I also ...

5 06-24-2012 07:07 PM
View crash0473's profile

poplar rocking chairs

06-15-2012 07:28 PM by crash0473

I bought a couple of unfinished poplar rocking chairs at a flea market. I hav...

4 06-24-2012 12:49 PM
View Insagent's profile

Outside Table

06-22-2012 02:07 PM by Insagent

I need some help. I am using some some 45 year old yellow pine to make a but...

4 06-23-2012 08:10 AM
View BangleGuy's profile

CA finishes for jewelry

04-29-2012 03:23 AM by BangleGuy

Hi all, I would like to get some pointers on using CA as a finish for my wood...

3 06-23-2012 04:39 AM
View ComradeNorgren's profile

A good alternative to General Finishes Salad Bowl Finish?

06-23-2012 12:58 AM by ComradeNorgren

Hey guys, i’ve been finishing my boards with the typical wax and minera...

4 06-23-2012 02:06 AM
View Charlie's profile

Pine boards, shelving, finishing...

06-22-2012 11:21 AM by Charlie

I have some 3/4 inch pine boards to be used as shelving in some pantry cabine...

2 06-23-2012 12:04 AM

« prev 1 ... 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 ... 146 next »
2909 topics

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics :: gardening showcase