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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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sanding and staining

01-31-2015 12:35 AM by woodworkingdrew

A neighbor gave me a beautiful coffee table which I am planning on sanding an...

3 01-31-2015 06:42 AM
View Danpaddles's profile

ya I'm cheap

01-28-2015 03:56 AM by Danpaddles

...and a little short of time tonight. I have two tins of Wipe-On Poly. O...

4 01-29-2015 01:47 AM
View SKlaus's profile

PROBLEMS WITH GENERAL FINISHES GEL STAIN????

08-16-2013 01:42 PM by SKlaus

Hey everyone! I know this is a strange topic being that General finishes is ...

15 01-29-2015 12:00 AM
View Jofa's profile

Help me with Johnson's Paste Wax

01-26-2015 09:30 PM by Jofa

Hey guys. I bought a tin of Johnson’s Paste Wax a while back, really...

8 01-28-2015 02:30 PM
View Planeman40's profile

Getting a glass smooth finish using polyurethane in four coats - and other tips

11-01-2011 05:47 AM by Planeman40

This evening I was varnishing a project and began to think of some of the pai...

10 01-27-2015 04:14 PM
View Sneeze's profile

Walnut Stock Finishing Problem with Danish Oil

01-26-2015 09:30 PM by Sneeze

After spending about a month trying different things with this project I ...

3 01-27-2015 12:44 PM
View txn's profile

Painting mdf

01-23-2015 09:20 PM by txn

What tips or tricks do yall have for painting mdf edges. Every time I’v...

16 01-27-2015 09:30 AM
View Deanna's profile

Pricing a 2600 square foot birch stain project

01-12-2015 03:41 AM by Deanna

It has taken me weeks and numerous samples to get to a quality result stainin...

11 01-27-2015 12:51 AM
View Combo Prof's profile

Epoxy filler.

01-26-2015 08:50 PM by Combo Prof

I’ve seen an epoxy filler used by wood turners that looks like a copper...

3 01-26-2015 11:58 PM
View AaronK's profile

Mineral oil as a permanent finish

01-26-2015 02:37 AM by AaronK

I finished some maple toys with mineral oil and really liked the neutral non ...

15 01-26-2015 10:19 PM
View Don's profile

Best finish for a kitchen counter top

01-26-2015 12:22 PM by Don

Hey folks, I have been commissioned to build a countertop for a clientR...

5 01-26-2015 08:33 PM
View jasonallen's profile

Arm R Seal

01-26-2015 06:08 PM by jasonallen

I’ve seen some great finishes done with Arm R Seal, but I have no idea ...

3 01-26-2015 06:40 PM
View gbinco's profile

Protecting Walnut from fade

01-26-2015 03:56 AM by gbinco

I’m going to be building a bed, dresser, and pair of nightstands out of...

6 01-26-2015 04:34 PM
View AESamuel's profile

Making the most out of your finish medium.

01-26-2015 03:26 PM by AESamuel

Hi, As I am on a budget I really like to make the most out of whatever fin...

1 01-26-2015 03:36 PM
View NYCWoodMan's profile

Finishing Live Edge Slab Coffee Tables

01-20-2015 06:44 PM by NYCWoodMan

Hi! First post here. I’m getting ready to make some tables from l...

3 01-26-2015 02:52 AM
View tworkswood's profile

economically staining

01-19-2015 03:51 PM by tworkswood

Does anyone know what brand water based wood stain is the least expensive?

9 01-26-2015 01:38 AM
View pjones46's profile

Importance of MSDS sheets....Not Enough Warnings!

01-24-2015 06:51 AM by pjones46

Many(edited) have been under the assumption that with the new waterborne and ...

22 01-25-2015 12:54 PM
View tool_junkie's profile

Staining Birch Plywood?

09-15-2011 04:51 PM by tool_junkie

Hello, I am ready to start applying stain to a TV cabinet I recently built...

15 01-25-2015 04:05 AM
View Joel_B's profile

Preparing reclaimed lumber for finish

01-24-2015 05:12 PM by Joel_B

I picked up some samples of reclaimed lumber from a local supplier I plan to ...

0 01-24-2015 05:12 PM
View MrBigHug's profile

help sealing MDF edges

01-23-2015 10:06 PM by MrBigHug

Hello everyone, I just picked up a grizzly router table (my first table). ...

5 01-24-2015 01:05 AM

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