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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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New to spraying - questions...

04-03-2017 05:08 PM by Jim Dawson

I just bought a Fuji HVLP system and have a project I want to spray. IR...

6 04-03-2017 09:19 PM
View Alafia's profile

Epoxy Bar Top

03-31-2017 08:39 PM by Alafia

Hello all,New to the forum but been lurking for a while. Im relatively new to...

3 04-03-2017 08:01 PM
View BLuh's profile

Help, semi gloss poly dries to a dull haze

04-02-2017 05:13 AM by BLuh

I’m new here and I’m hoping someone can help me before I give up ...

11 04-02-2017 08:02 PM
View Ray D's profile

Epoxy Fill Brand Recommendation

03-21-2017 12:10 AM by Ray D

Hello! Let me start by saying for some reason I have begun to overthink wh...

8 04-02-2017 04:56 PM
View Gantarris's profile

Jewelry Box Finish Suggestions

03-27-2017 08:57 PM by Gantarris

Hoping to get some suggestions from people that know more about finishing tha...

5 03-31-2017 06:54 PM
View dhue's profile

staining veneer advice

03-20-2017 02:35 PM by dhue

well, advice may be an afterthought now. i have an old danish piece that is v...

3 03-31-2017 03:42 PM
View deadherring's profile

Spraying stain?

03-29-2017 04:59 PM by deadherring

Hi all, I’m a relative beginner to woodworking, I’ve built up ...

11 03-31-2017 03:27 PM
View McFly's profile

Uses for Xylene

03-29-2017 01:07 PM by McFly

Any value to xylene other than as a solvent for cleanup? I have a can of it a...

13 03-30-2017 01:09 AM
View Joel_B's profile

HVLP Spraying Newbie

03-27-2017 09:50 PM by Joel_B

I have some interior doors I want to spray with latex paint.I will be borrowi...

12 03-29-2017 11:35 AM
View walnutnut's profile

Staining elm

03-27-2017 02:53 AM by walnutnut

Going to stain some elm and want to get a smooth finish – no pores show...

3 03-28-2017 11:35 PM
View Marn64's profile

Buffing wheel suggestions

03-23-2017 05:27 PM by Marn64

What would you suggest for a buffing wheel and compound for buffing saw nuts ...

1 03-28-2017 05:34 PM
View artsyfartsy's profile

Wood filler question?

03-24-2017 03:01 PM by artsyfartsy

Here is a question for all you wood butchers out there. How do you make wood...

22 03-28-2017 02:15 PM
View driftwoodhunter's profile

Tried and True finishes?

03-26-2017 01:58 AM by driftwoodhunter

I have some walnut, and I’d like to get a soft finish similar to an old...

3 03-26-2017 04:26 PM
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kitchen countertop finishing question

02-09-2017 01:48 PM by platinumaa

I am in the process of building a house for my daughters (duplex style) and t...

14 03-26-2017 03:34 PM
View SupDa's profile

staining live edge cedar shelf

03-21-2017 02:53 AM by SupDa

I’m new to this (or any) woodworking forum and I come here because I...

6 03-25-2017 06:57 PM
View Lhouse2012's profile

Need advice on achieving stain look for knotty alder

03-24-2017 01:49 PM by Lhouse2012

Doing knotty alder staining on all interior doors and cabinets in new house. ...

1 03-25-2017 12:58 AM
View RichTaylor's profile

Useful Post on Lacquer Cleanup by Bob Flexner

03-25-2017 12:44 AM by RichTaylor

You can find the post here. I like that it vindicates me for not cleaning my...

0 03-25-2017 12:44 AM
View jtcarn's profile

Is it normal for a cab door to curve when painted one side?

03-23-2017 04:19 AM by jtcarn

I’m painting the last 2 of 32 doors. Target lacquer on poplar doors wit...

4 03-24-2017 01:30 PM
View McFly's profile

Warped panel, removing it with finish on one side?

03-24-2017 02:26 AM by McFly

Glued up an ash panel and had to set it aside for a few weeks in an unheated ...

2 03-24-2017 10:26 AM
View hokieskin's profile

How well do the Danish Oils w/UV protection work?

03-21-2017 02:53 AM by hokieskin

Hey everyone. I’m a new member, but have been doing some research to t...

6 03-24-2017 12:42 AM

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