Finishing Forum

  • Advertise with us

The finish, whether paint, wax, stain, or something else, can make or break a project. What are your tips and questions regarding finishes?

Topics Replies Last post
View Rickterscale's profile

Lubricant for wet sanding shellac with micro-mesh

10-18-2012 04:20 PM by Rickterscale

I’ve got a project on which I’m applying a shellac finish. I boug...

3 08-21-2014 01:54 AM
View Jerry's profile

Request for refinishing advice

08-20-2014 08:46 PM by Jerry

I’m refinishing a bedroom set for a client. It’s Canadian Maple, ...

9 08-21-2014 01:05 AM
View TheWoodenOyster's profile

Disappointing Tung Oil Results

08-19-2014 01:59 AM by TheWoodenOyster

Hey everyone, I recently made a solid cherry desk for myself. I haven̵...

10 08-20-2014 11:31 PM
View DonB's profile

Inexpensive Paint Sprayers

08-18-2014 08:31 PM by DonB

Hope this is the correct place to ask these questions. On a tight budget. ...

12 08-19-2014 10:51 PM
View giser3546's profile

Danish oil for my first finish

08-19-2014 05:51 PM by giser3546

I have just finished putting together a small towel rack from cherry and am a...

3 08-19-2014 07:14 PM
View David8822's profile

Finish Ideas

08-17-2014 01:56 AM by David8822

I am looking for suggestions for a finish on a translucent wood turning. The...

5 08-19-2014 12:18 PM
View marshall's profile

Looking for a finisher or finishing company near me

08-19-2014 12:10 AM by marshall

Hello everybody, I own my own woodworking business, I mostly build kitchen ca...

2 08-19-2014 01:37 AM
View Austin2014's profile

Problem with finish

08-17-2014 11:29 PM by Austin2014

I’m using Deft Clear Wood Finish for the first time. Am working with me...

10 08-19-2014 12:58 AM
View Peteyb's profile

Help with Earlax Spray Station 5500

08-18-2014 07:39 PM by Peteyb

I am trying to finish a murphy bed that I had built. I want to finish it wit...

1 08-18-2014 07:56 PM
View jonsprague0000's profile

BLO in Seal-A-Cell

08-15-2014 06:21 PM by jonsprague0000

I am finishing a solid Cherry dining room table and am considering mixing boi...

9 08-17-2014 08:20 PM
View MattyMattAg's profile

Finishing over paint question...

08-16-2014 09:19 PM by MattyMattAg

I used a semi gloss paint from SW on some game boards I made and am going to ...

7 08-17-2014 03:14 AM
View patrad's profile

Refinishing Toolbox

08-06-2014 01:44 PM by patrad

I have this old Stanley toolbox from a grandfather and wondering best way to ...

7 08-15-2014 02:18 AM
View notdan's profile

Finishing a bookcase - Paste Wax?

08-13-2014 01:17 AM by notdan

I built a pine bookcase for a baby/kid’s room (will have books, toys, b...

13 08-15-2014 02:11 AM
View CharlesA's profile

Delta Shopmaster Downdraft Table

08-14-2014 04:27 PM by CharlesA

I’ve never had a downdraft table. Worth $25 from CL? I’ve read ...

5 08-14-2014 05:04 PM
View robscastle's profile

Using a scraper to finish equalivent Grit rating?

08-13-2014 12:12 AM by robscastle

I was using my scraper on some QLD Walnut and I found the scraper produced wh...

6 08-14-2014 10:11 AM
View Chad1172's profile

Finishing a chessboard-Walnut, Maple, and Cherry

08-11-2014 05:28 PM by Chad1172

Hello,I just finished construction of a chessboard for my son. The edges are...

7 08-13-2014 02:08 PM
View Bill White's profile

Cleaning leather table tops.....

08-12-2014 07:56 PM by Bill White

I’m sure you’ve all seen them. The leather desk/table top insert...

3 08-13-2014 12:32 AM
View Bill1974's profile

Does spraying on a finish waste a lot? Or is it just me?

08-12-2014 04:16 PM by Bill1974

I have only made a few pieces of furniture and I have, either used a rattle c...

4 08-12-2014 07:13 PM
View Canofworms's profile

High build sandable primer?? Enclosed front porch..

08-11-2014 02:57 PM by Canofworms

So you know what a front porch FLOOR paint job often looks like after 100 yea...

13 08-12-2014 03:32 PM
View TopamaxSurvivor's profile

Goo Gone discovery for paint removal from finished surface

08-11-2014 12:31 AM by TopamaxSurvivor

I had some spray paint on a stained and finished door do to less than perfect...

9 08-12-2014 03:42 AM

« prev 1 ... 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 ... 250 next »
4985 topics

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics