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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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bubbles in polyacrylic

07-05-2014 11:43 AM by Sawdust2012

I am applying multiple coats of polyacrylic to a maple bowl, not because I wa...

5 07-05-2014 05:30 PM
View Stockfoot's profile

Achieving modern walnut look

07-02-2014 12:05 PM by Stockfoot

Hi everyone, this is my first post on lumberjocks! I’m not sure if this...

17 07-05-2014 10:20 AM
View danoaz's profile

Dark splotches on Western Cedar

07-03-2014 06:31 PM by danoaz

Is anyone here familiar with the dark splotches on Western Cedar ? It almost...

1 07-05-2014 03:24 AM
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Need Finish Suggestions For Outdoor Picnic Table Made From Western Red Cedar

07-04-2014 03:10 PM by Targa

I’m finishing up building a picnic table and benches for outdoor use ma...

2 07-05-2014 03:15 AM
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Buffing with brown paper bag?

07-03-2014 12:09 AM by TheWoodenOyster

Hey everyone, I am about to put my last coat of minwax wipe on oil-based s...

13 07-04-2014 01:41 PM
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Old Canadian made Table Re - Re - Finish

06-27-2014 12:03 AM by steve

I have a Table Top in for a re-finish. The Table was originally a high glo...

3 07-04-2014 12:33 AM
View louisw's profile

How to care for Water-based clear lacquer sealant

08-03-2012 02:25 PM by louisw

I purchased a table which is described as having “Water-based clear lac...

7 07-03-2014 08:01 PM
View kimosawboy's profile

Burl..oil/poly??

06-30-2014 08:22 PM by kimosawboy

Hello all.I have two burl slabs that I’m working on. Cherry, and Cedar....

2 07-03-2014 11:55 AM
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Parawood Nightmare

06-30-2014 03:29 PM by lexxx07

Need to know all that is known about finishing parawood it is the blotchiest ...

7 07-03-2014 05:12 AM
View JBorfair's profile

Small filling problem.

07-02-2014 04:39 AM by JBorfair

Hello fellow Lumberjocks:I am brand new to the forum (but not the site) so I...

7 07-02-2014 05:36 PM
View JoeRPhilly's profile

How would you finish it?

07-02-2014 03:33 PM by JoeRPhilly

I’ve been working on this toy box/blanket chest for my daughter. Made...

3 07-02-2014 04:00 PM
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Sandpaper supplier?

06-30-2014 09:50 PM by Scootles

Where do you guys get sandpaper? Its so damn pricey at the big box stores. I...

20 07-02-2014 03:23 PM
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ben moore vs kelly moore

06-24-2014 02:07 AM by woodworkingdrew

West coast folks- I am getting ready to paint a closet shoe rack. I would lik...

1 07-01-2014 11:37 PM
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Help Choosing Finish for Kids Chairs

07-01-2014 01:32 PM by keith204

I’m building a small table + chairs set for my kids. We have a 2 year ...

5 07-01-2014 02:09 PM
View Billy E's profile

Walnut--to stain or not to stain

06-30-2014 12:44 PM by Billy E

This is my first project with walnut. I have read mixed feelings about stain...

16 07-01-2014 11:45 AM
View Billy E's profile

What varnish for the home varnish/oil mix?

06-26-2014 02:04 AM by Billy E

HelloI have read a lot about home mixes of varnish, oil, and solvent. Usuall...

6 06-30-2014 05:32 PM
View Scott Landry's profile

Best polyurethane finish for HVLP spraying

06-29-2014 02:40 PM by Scott Landry

I’m sorry if this is already covered, but I can’t seem to figure ...

10 06-30-2014 06:12 AM
View ramone's profile

Clean bamboo flooring

06-16-2014 02:55 AM by ramone

Hello … I have some glue stuck to my bamboo floor where an adhesive-bac...

2 06-30-2014 03:59 AM
View ADHDan's profile

Finishing melamine to make dry-erase surface?

06-26-2014 06:16 PM by ADHDan

I built a play table for my daughter using melamine for the tabletop, figurin...

7 06-29-2014 06:34 PM
View eddie's profile

The big box stores seemes a little high for wipe on poly to me .

06-27-2014 07:40 PM by eddie

the big box stores seemed a little high for wipe on poly to me .So i was won...

26 06-29-2014 04:50 AM

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