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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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wipe on poly

02-18-2012 12:02 AM by awlee

Can I make my own wipe-on poly by diluting regular poly (e.g. Minwax or other...

6 02-22-2012 12:36 AM
View rlrobinhood's profile

Zebra Wood Banana Hanger

02-21-2012 03:53 AM by rlrobinhood

Hi all, I’m building my wife a banana hanger for the kitchen. This ...

1 02-21-2012 04:03 AM
View yooper's profile

Finishing and prepping reclaimed wood

02-12-2012 10:12 PM by yooper

All, I have a bunch of general questions, and maybe there is a good website t...

10 02-21-2012 02:27 AM
View SalvageCraft's profile

Spray finishing suggestions?

02-19-2012 04:46 PM by SalvageCraft

Hey LJs, I’m picking up a HVLP gun today to finish these shelves I&#...

19 02-20-2012 02:28 PM
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Filling some gaps in miters?

02-17-2012 08:48 PM by Havasumatt

Need some help on sloppiness! What’s the best way to fill the cracks on...

7 02-19-2012 08:07 PM
View Bill White's profile

Kinda/sorta a WWing topic (I guess).

02-18-2012 08:29 PM by Bill White

Anyone who might have cultured marble vanity tops…This is for you.I hav...

1 02-18-2012 10:31 PM
View Vasko's profile

Pickled pine?

02-17-2012 07:25 PM by Vasko

I’m redoing my bedroom, and I’d like to put t&g pine on the w...

6 02-18-2012 06:10 AM
View gridlockd's profile

Questions on CA Glue finish

01-17-2012 04:48 PM by gridlockd

I am new to pen turning, but have come to the conclusion that CA glue provide...

5 02-17-2012 02:53 PM
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Pen Finish hand sanitizer safe

02-17-2012 08:33 AM by hobbsj

I’ve got in to pen turning but have questions regarding finishing. My ...

0 02-17-2012 08:33 AM
View pons's profile

beginner question

02-15-2012 01:48 PM by pons

I am relatively new to woodworking and have not really finished anything exce...

15 02-16-2012 05:18 AM
View CraigMoore's profile

Staining Poplar

02-12-2012 04:09 AM by CraigMoore

I have always heard you can’t stain poplar, so I have never tried. Well...

29 02-15-2012 08:35 PM
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This Old House Kitchen Table

02-14-2012 08:48 PM by isptpr

Did anyone see the TOH episode where Norm visits Stephen Staples shop? Staple...

0 02-14-2012 08:48 PM
View NoClue64's profile

Cherry Judges Paneling - What Finish?

02-14-2012 07:41 PM by NoClue64

I am about to complete the installation of cherry judges paneling in what wil...

3 02-14-2012 08:29 PM
View triw's profile

Can someone me help with Turning and Finishing ebony

02-03-2012 01:01 AM by triw

I pickedup some ebony scraps and wanted to turn some for pens. As I am new t...

3 02-14-2012 03:07 PM
View wdworking's profile

Buffing is next step?

02-14-2012 03:01 AM by wdworking

Okay, I have a Baltic Birch plywood piece that I have stained and have added...

3 02-14-2012 01:04 PM
View Frank316's profile

Basement workshop fumes

02-11-2012 04:41 AM by Frank316

I have a basement workshop. When I finish a project the fumes go throughout ...

3 02-12-2012 05:32 PM
View NBeener's profile

HVLP - Spraying Lacquer - Inside ??

02-09-2012 08:47 PM by NBeener

Hey, All …. As usual, I’m reaching out to this vast wealth of ...

26 02-12-2012 06:13 AM
View JustAGirl's profile

Homemade Walnut Stain and Polyurethane

02-12-2012 04:18 AM by JustAGirl

My husband made some walnut stain using the walnuts from the trees in our yar...

1 02-12-2012 04:45 AM
View camps764's profile

Amateur table finishing question

12-17-2011 04:27 PM by camps764

Really amateur question, any suggestions and input is appreciated. Recentl...

15 02-11-2012 03:12 PM
View kennyd's profile

Would you fill the grain or not?

02-05-2012 08:25 PM by kennyd

Hi everyone, I’m getting ready to apply finish to a audio / video ca...

6 02-10-2012 11:42 PM

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