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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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Festool has a HVLP in the works

02-23-2012 04:06 PM by MNJackofAllTrades

Festool must be working on making a HVLP sprayer. Just a few days ago I rece...

5 12-06-2013 05:23 PM
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Which gun to use with Titan Capspray 105

12-06-2013 05:02 AM by Sunnygirl

I have a Capspray 105 turbine HVLP with a Maxum II gun, and I’m getting...

16 12-06-2013 03:53 PM
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12-05-2013 06:33 PM by 1yeldud1

I received a pile of maple boards from a friend of mine this week. A bunch o...

10 12-06-2013 03:40 AM
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Best budget friendly water based poly?

12-03-2013 08:32 PM by Scott C.

I’m looking for a the best bang for your buck water based poly for spra...

7 12-05-2013 07:49 PM
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cheese Board

11-27-2013 05:58 PM by pete69

Hey everyone, hope all is well. need some help, I have some small black oak ...

6 12-05-2013 03:53 AM
View Biff's profile

Finishing advice needed. Desktop.

12-04-2013 01:39 AM by Biff

My wife bought a nice solid wood desk but the top was badly stained, looks li...

17 12-05-2013 12:51 AM
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HELP!!! Finishing Issue with Pictures HELP!!!

12-04-2013 08:34 PM by Shoedawg

I am a newbie woodworker, but have been doing a lot of reading/resear...

9 12-04-2013 09:42 PM
View plang's profile

May be a silly question, but......

12-04-2013 09:05 PM by plang

here goes anyway. I just mistakenly sprayed on a high gloss finish of paint ...

3 12-04-2013 09:29 PM
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Identifying 50's wood veneer for a beginner

11-21-2013 04:15 PM by Apulliam22

Let me start by saying, my style of refinishing wood is normally paintingR...

18 12-04-2013 08:53 PM
View Anthony's profile

Finishing Pau Ferro (Morado)

12-04-2013 05:32 AM by Anthony

I recently purchased a beautiful piece of Pau Ferro (also known as Morado). ...

1 12-04-2013 06:05 AM
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Latex Primer through Earlex HV5500

11-22-2013 02:58 PM by Hawk_Guy

OK, I’m painting some wainscoting I installed. I recently purchased th...

12 12-02-2013 07:57 PM
View Charlie's profile

I'm in Waterlox's newsletter! :)

11-27-2013 06:49 PM by Charlie

Just got the Waterlox newsletter in my email. They used my story and photo fr...

10 12-02-2013 02:37 PM
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How to remove Famowood Glaze Coat

12-02-2013 02:06 PM by nija12

I recently used Famowood Glaze coat to finish my bartop constructed of red oa...

0 12-02-2013 02:06 PM
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Advise Needed !!! Waterlox on Walnut Countertop in Garage

12-02-2013 05:48 AM by irish620

Hey Guys, I need to finish a 96×18x1.5 walnut countertop with Waterlo...

1 12-02-2013 12:53 PM
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11-26-2013 12:43 AM by tenderfootbob

For years I have been using Deft Brushing Lacquer for my woodworking project....

3 11-30-2013 04:22 AM
View Purrmaster's profile

Boiling tung oil

11-29-2013 02:46 AM by Purrmaster

I’ve had this idea kicking around in my head for a few days. I suspect...

10 11-29-2013 06:51 PM
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Lacquer damage

11-27-2013 09:00 AM by Purrmaster

First off, I apologize for the pictures. It was devilishly hard to get a pic...

13 11-29-2013 04:16 PM
View eddie27's profile

How to finish outdoor, W red cedar table to look dark

11-18-2013 05:22 PM by eddie27

I’m a fairly new woodworker. I’ve built a nesting table for my B...

3 11-29-2013 01:12 PM
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Transtint and Arm-R-Seal

11-28-2013 01:19 AM by rrdesigns

Can transtint be used to slightly alter the color of Arm-r-seal urethane? I h...

6 11-28-2013 09:08 PM
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Cutting board Filler

11-26-2013 10:02 PM by Sandblastguy

I have 50 cutting boards to make for Christmas. Must be a little crazy. Anywa...

4 11-27-2013 08:44 PM

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