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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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How should I finish this butcher block-style dining table?

01-24-2013 12:59 PM by clickbangboom

Hi Everyone, This my first post to this forum but have been reading it for...

4 01-24-2013 02:58 PM
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Target EM8000 vs. General Finishes Enduro Var

01-21-2013 01:55 PM by noone

I just recently sprayed some General Finishes Enduro Var tinted with TransTin...

8 01-24-2013 01:07 AM
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Oak Bar Top

01-23-2013 04:55 PM by scvwooding

I’m using oak to make a bar countertop. The oak is cut in random lengt...

1 01-23-2013 07:05 PM
View North's profile

Want to purchase hvlp gun which one

01-21-2013 11:07 AM by North

I have a 5 hp 20 gallon compressor and I am a hobbyist woodworker using fini...

16 01-23-2013 04:40 PM
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water-based polyurethane finish over epoxy

01-22-2013 10:33 AM by DCollison

I have questions re: a finish on an unusual project. I am affixing a paper...

5 01-23-2013 08:14 AM
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Hydrocote failure

01-21-2013 02:03 AM by Islandguy

I built this trestle table out of cherry ~20 years ago and used Hydrocote lac...

5 01-21-2013 11:36 PM
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Reclaimed hemlock table top - Tung oil questions

08-29-2012 04:21 PM by jbin89

This is my first major wood working project. I have made a table top out of 2...

4 01-21-2013 01:38 PM
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maintaining color in purpleheart

01-19-2013 01:46 AM by jschmitz1949

I don’t often work with purpleheart, but my sister has asked me to turn...

12 01-20-2013 08:56 PM
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Sanding inlay stone

01-20-2013 03:29 PM by RussellAP

Need some advise my brothers. I have a walnut vessel on the lathe. I have fou...

5 01-20-2013 07:20 PM
View gracie's profile

Ruff cut cypress clean up

01-20-2013 01:34 AM by gracie

Hello, I always get the best advice here, so I wanted to ask about ruff cut C...

5 01-20-2013 06:31 PM
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gloss finish

01-16-2013 09:11 PM by trz

So, I’m finishing up a creamation urn made of birdseye maple and I̵...

22 01-20-2013 06:27 PM
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watco oil

01-14-2013 04:29 AM by Steelpapa

I like using Watco oil on some of my projects. I then put a coat of Johnsons ...

13 01-19-2013 04:25 PM
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amber decanted waxed shellac as a conditioner

01-17-2013 06:33 AM by mtx77

I tried minwax conditioner and a GF gel stain on some douglas fir and theres ...

11 01-19-2013 05:19 AM
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Dye Ambrosia maple - should i give it up?

01-16-2013 10:51 AM by Brobab

First post here…I have completed an Ambrosia maple table top. Despite ...

13 01-19-2013 05:15 AM
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Help on finishing

01-15-2013 12:09 AM by Dan

The majority of my woodworking is left nude. The few things I have finished ...

23 01-19-2013 03:52 AM
View Jeff in Huntersville's profile

Finishing Aromatic Red Cedar

01-18-2013 01:03 PM by Jeff in Huntersville

I saw in another forum someone talking about a cedar chest. There were some ...

9 01-18-2013 03:43 PM
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Weathered wood

01-11-2013 09:38 AM by AZ4ME

Hey guys, I’m a new member but have been reading along and admiring you...

9 01-17-2013 03:15 PM
View Scott Key's profile

Finishing Indoor Teak Table

05-06-2012 11:35 PM by Scott Key

I have read a number of threads that have already surfaced regarding finishin...

14 01-16-2013 05:34 PM
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Wood Piano Refurbishing

01-15-2013 09:30 AM by danoaz

I would like help with suggestions on what to do with our piano. See the pho...

18 01-16-2013 04:42 PM
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Finishing Barnwood

01-15-2013 07:31 PM by Bdubya

First thanks to everyone who is on these forums I have been reading and learn...

5 01-16-2013 03:12 AM

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