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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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Shellac...can or flakes

01-14-2016 12:20 PM by TinWhiskers

I have never used shellac. Would like to try on an indoor item over linseed ...

13 01-15-2016 06:22 PM
View Mrkixx's profile

What's your favourite finish

01-13-2016 02:36 AM by Mrkixx

Happy New Year Guys and Gals, I have been wondering about, finishing for proj...

24 01-15-2016 03:19 AM
View willhime's profile

Pneumatic staple divots

01-08-2016 07:18 PM by willhime

Is there a technique I’m missing when using an air-stapler on finished ...

5 01-14-2016 10:02 PM
View Harry's profile

Sealer for cradled art panels

01-14-2016 05:28 AM by Harry

I make a lot of these cradled art panels using poplar and faced with 3/16 bir...

3 01-14-2016 09:40 AM
View Dedvw's profile

Reclaimed lumber matching stain/finish

01-12-2016 01:39 PM by Dedvw

Hello all, I picked up some grey reclaimed lumber the other day an am wond...

5 01-13-2016 03:40 PM
View SkiTique's profile

Waterlox Cherry and Walnut Countertop

01-12-2016 02:44 AM by SkiTique

Hello Everyone, I’m somewhat new to woodworking and new to the forum...

9 01-12-2016 04:16 PM
View torea's profile

Top Coat on a Keepsake box?

01-09-2016 03:10 PM by torea

Hey all! First post here after lurking for a bit! Sorry for the long post =P ...

7 01-12-2016 12:54 AM
View LarsCA's profile

Finish for exterior door, is Varathane interior finish OK?

12-28-2015 07:21 PM by LarsCA

We picked up our new exterior door a couple of weeks ago and then had a cabin...

14 01-11-2016 11:23 PM
View ekbaird's profile

NC lacquer disappearing into soft redwood :(

01-11-2016 01:36 PM by ekbaird

Hey guys this is my first post and I’ve got a situation.I am attempting...

7 01-11-2016 08:48 PM
View DocSavage45's profile

two part epoxy

01-08-2016 07:47 AM by DocSavage45

Looking for advice on brands and times for setting for 2 part epoxy when used...

30 01-11-2016 02:48 PM
View brian88's profile

Getting Maple to accept a dark (dark walnut,mocha) color

10-10-2011 02:46 AM by brian88

Hello, I have a large kitchen project coming up and the customer wants maple ...

11 01-11-2016 02:38 PM
View AAANDRRREW's profile

Knots/Sap and poly?

01-10-2016 02:12 PM by AAANDRRREW

Hello all, I’ve been working on a pine bench the wife and I plan on ...

6 01-10-2016 04:35 PM
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Red Oak staining uneven

01-08-2016 10:25 PM by Laughran

These frames are made of red oak. I sanded the to 180 grit and used Varat...

10 01-10-2016 01:39 PM
View jdmaher's profile

COLOR (Blue, Green, Red, Yellow) Finishing?

01-08-2016 04:29 PM by jdmaher

I haven’t agreed to anything, yet. But the boss lady wants a ref...

3 01-08-2016 09:04 PM
View Brian89's profile

Tips on Spraying General Finishes milk paint with HVLP

01-08-2016 12:27 AM by Brian89

Just wanted to make a quick post to pass along my experience and tips sprayin...

2 01-08-2016 02:36 PM
View AAANDRRREW's profile

Acrylic poly over chalk paint...

12-29-2015 10:30 PM by AAANDRRREW

Hello all,I recently finally figured out a good process for applying oil base...

4 01-06-2016 02:06 PM
View Keith Kelly's profile

Live/Gnarly Edge on Walnut - How to Prep/Finish for Shelf Usage?

01-05-2016 02:39 AM by Keith Kelly

I’m thinking of turning this into a feature element of a wall shelf. I...

4 01-06-2016 04:06 AM
View interpim's profile

Veneer bubbling on refinish project

01-03-2016 06:15 AM by interpim

My father is refinishing a piece of furniture which is about 100 years old. ...

5 01-06-2016 12:14 AM
View mahdee's profile

Lacquer spray issue

01-05-2016 01:00 AM by mahdee

Hi,I am spraying right from a can and seem to get these uneven depression mar...

12 01-05-2016 01:32 PM
View AAANDRRREW's profile

Painting a laminate countertop?

01-04-2016 02:50 PM by AAANDRRREW

Forgive me if I am straying too far away from traditional woodworking/finishi...

12 01-04-2016 09:24 PM

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