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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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Sealing Jatoba

02-21-2016 05:23 PM by Don

Hi folks, I made some amp isolation boards from Jatoba for a client. He inten...

6 02-22-2016 01:07 AM
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What should I do with this antique table?

02-21-2016 12:49 AM by medlefang

So I joined this forum to ask what to do, I want to fix it up. When we got it...

1 02-22-2016 12:48 AM
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Latex Paint and Earlex 5500

11-14-2013 02:28 PM by mculik5

I recently purchased an Earlex 5500 to paint a bunch of trim. I decided I am ...

22 02-21-2016 05:51 AM
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Finishing Black Walnut

02-20-2016 11:45 PM by MisterBill

I tried my hand at making raised panel cabinet doors using black walnut and t...

2 02-21-2016 04:07 AM
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Fix a Cherry Finish

02-15-2016 02:54 PM by Twolukes

I built new cherry doors and drawer fronts for my bathroom and finished t...

9 02-20-2016 03:35 PM
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Looking for recommendations for hardwood floor finishing

02-18-2016 08:33 PM by isotope

I’ve slowly been renovating our old house. Ultimately, there will be ne...

4 02-19-2016 02:31 PM
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cabnet door refinish

02-07-2016 02:53 PM by DavidSkaw

Hey Guys, I have a large hickory slab kitchen, the finish on some of the d...

2 02-17-2016 06:45 PM
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Building TV stand, screwed up finish

02-17-2016 02:22 PM by dmarino

Hi, I recently built a TV stand out of red oak plywood. I dont have alot of e...

6 02-17-2016 05:01 PM
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Ring Box Insert

02-16-2016 11:27 PM by Kingchristo

I have made a few ring boxes and am wanting to make a padded slot lined with ...

2 02-17-2016 01:12 AM
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Durable & flexible finish for chopsticks

02-09-2016 02:21 AM by henrya

I make chopsticks out of walnut, cherry and maple and then paint the tops of ...

1 02-17-2016 12:47 AM
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Darken Cherry Cabinets

02-15-2016 04:30 PM by Twolukes

I built new cherry doors and drawers for my bathroom vanity and finished ...

10 02-16-2016 12:46 PM
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Cabinet Scrapers for Finishing Marquetry

02-11-2016 04:12 PM by davidtr3

Hi Fellow Marquetarians, I typically use a card scraper to remove tape and...

7 02-16-2016 02:35 AM
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Help With Stain Color

02-15-2016 02:56 PM by fieldhocky20

Hi, my husband and I are new to the wood working business. We have a client t...

4 02-15-2016 11:29 PM
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Comparing color of finishes

01-09-2016 06:41 PM by moke

I was volunteered to help with a small remodeling project in my family. This...

12 02-15-2016 06:04 PM
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2 02-15-2016 04:56 AM
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Danish oil

02-14-2016 02:06 PM by jeffswildwood

I just finished a small project, a box. and I am trying danish oil for the fi...

11 02-14-2016 10:14 PM
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Matching color question

02-13-2016 02:32 PM by rwe2156

I need to match the color on a repair on an antique sewing machine cabinet. ...

1 02-14-2016 12:14 AM
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Wax resistant finish?

02-12-2016 04:52 PM by bigblockyeti

I’m almost ready for finish on a live edge votive holder I made. IR...

1 02-12-2016 10:02 PM
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Walnut table finish ruined -- how to fix?

02-11-2016 02:16 PM by az23

Hello! I purchased a walnut dining table from an out-of-state woodworker. Wh...

10 02-12-2016 03:16 AM
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Button Lac

02-10-2016 12:07 AM by Gerald Thompson

I saw some walnut finished with button lac. It looked great. I have heard t...

6 02-10-2016 04:37 PM

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