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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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suggestions for refinishing a bar top

07-29-2013 01:50 AM by LoganN

Friends of my wife and I own a wine bar that just celebrated its 1 year anniv...

1 07-29-2013 03:11 AM
View Eric Wuennecke's profile

Removing paint from small pin holes.

07-26-2013 09:17 AM by Eric Wuennecke

I landed this antique drafting table from a guy that just wanted it out of hi...

8 07-27-2013 06:06 PM
View RussellAP's profile

Cherry Slab Coffee Table

07-26-2013 03:25 PM by RussellAP

I’m making a small coffee table for my father in law from a 40 year old...

8 07-26-2013 05:41 PM
View Purrmaster's profile

Micro mesh vs 3M polishing paper

07-26-2013 02:53 AM by Purrmaster

I wanted to get some other people’s take on these two products lines. ...

1 07-26-2013 08:50 AM
View scvwooding's profile

Teak Oil

07-21-2013 01:01 AM by scvwooding

Looking for a teak oil to refinish outdoor teak furniture. Want an oil that w...

6 07-26-2013 07:10 AM
View Wineworker's profile

Ipe indoor furniture

07-25-2013 07:47 AM by Wineworker

Anybody have any experience finishing Ipe? I am completely new to the wood, b...

5 07-26-2013 06:59 AM
View slowboy's profile

yellowing while finishing

07-23-2013 07:17 AM by slowboy

I was sprayin my doors ant white.i let m dry.they were too t flat so i spraye...

4 07-26-2013 03:22 AM
View usmcdan's profile

Oh no! need dye is bleeding

07-25-2013 07:47 AM by usmcdan

So I have built an entertainment center out of white birch. I used Trans Tint...

4 07-25-2013 11:22 PM
View James's profile

Tips for a Novice

07-24-2013 02:37 PM by James

Talking to a buddy yesterday, made me realize how much I don’t know abo...

11 07-25-2013 04:22 PM
View Dracken00's profile

Outdoor Bar-top pour-on finish

07-24-2013 10:29 PM by Dracken00

I have an outdoor kitchen project that I am planning. I came up with the idea...

8 07-25-2013 01:49 PM
View NH_Hermit's profile

Question regarding painting MDF

07-24-2013 05:17 PM by NH_Hermit

I’m in the middle of building a router table with the top made from MDF. I a...

11 07-25-2013 01:43 PM
View natenaaron's profile

What happened here

07-24-2013 10:42 PM by natenaaron

I was sanding off the orange peel finish I created. It was getting hot and m...

9 07-25-2013 04:19 AM
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What happenes when you hurry?

07-23-2013 10:40 PM by natenaaron

You get orange peel. I KNEW it was getting too hot. I KNEW I should wait un...

9 07-25-2013 02:15 AM
View Elizabeth's profile

Teach me your finishing tricks: bandsaw boxes

04-15-2013 08:27 PM by Elizabeth

I’m making some bandsaw boxes out of western red cedar. Obviously ther...

17 07-25-2013 01:43 AM
View mugrella's profile

staircase staining help

07-23-2013 07:17 AM by mugrella

this is my first time ever sanding and staining. i did no sort of research be...

7 07-24-2013 11:53 AM
View Slabguy's profile

Finishing a barnwood dining table

07-23-2013 06:43 PM by Slabguy

I am building a red oak dining table with wood salvaged from a barn built in ...

5 07-23-2013 09:42 PM
View Heavy's profile

Finish for wooden earrings

07-20-2013 09:06 PM by Heavy

So I am making some wooden earrings for my girlfriend from different types of...

5 07-21-2013 11:36 AM
View Oldtool's profile

Question about oak finishing, need help

07-19-2013 01:28 AM by Oldtool

I am in the processing of finish an oak dining room table, first time I’...

20 07-20-2013 02:58 PM
View Mainiac Matt 's profile

is French Polish right for this application.

07-18-2013 02:05 PM by Mainiac Matt

I’m working on an oak rendition of the NYWS blanket chest and I have oa...

18 07-20-2013 01:59 PM
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What would you use?

07-15-2013 05:33 PM by poospleasures

Made a couple canes for a veteran friend. Have a problem with the finish. It ...

9 07-20-2013 02:13 AM

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