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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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tile top box

09-23-2011 01:40 AM by Howie

The attached photos show a box top I’m playing with that is mad...

12 09-28-2011 04:26 AM
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Bleading stain

09-26-2011 06:09 PM by Tennwood

I have been having a problem with stain that I have not experienced before. ...

3 09-26-2011 08:07 PM
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Urushi Wanted (Japanese Lacquer). Anybody know how or where to get some ?

09-25-2011 12:01 AM by David Grimes

I’ve looked all over the internet and cannot find a source for this ver...

2 09-26-2011 06:31 PM
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buffing with a wire brush?

09-24-2011 02:52 AM by maljr1980

just curious as to how many of you use or know about this process. sand, wir...

3 09-26-2011 04:43 PM
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Price Sticker Residue

07-29-2011 11:33 PM by KenBee

I am working with some walnut and the store I bought it from in their infinit...

23 09-25-2011 10:36 PM
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check it out

09-25-2011 06:37 PM by Howie

Stumbled across this website, you might want to check it out.Minwax.comGot so...

0 09-25-2011 06:37 PM
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The Preval Sprayer system...

09-20-2011 10:18 PM by Joe Lyddon

I just found one of these in my shop… got it from a friend… neve...

2 09-24-2011 02:21 AM
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Finish For Aspen

09-23-2011 05:46 PM by wookie

Hey Jocks! Need some advice on finishing a record cabinet for the ol’ ...

0 09-23-2011 05:46 PM
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Staining Birch Plywood?

09-15-2011 04:51 PM by tool_junkie

Hello, I am ready to start applying stain to a TV cabinet I recently built...

14 09-23-2011 02:31 PM
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Charles Neil's Finishing Class experience

09-19-2011 10:44 PM by rawdawgs50

Just wanted to share my experience about finishing. I attended Charles Neil&#...

4 09-23-2011 02:26 PM
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When applying wax...

09-21-2011 03:53 PM by swampjack80

I’m new to the whole paste wax thing so I have a question. I will be tr...

3 09-22-2011 12:44 AM
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Having Trouble Achieving A Glossy Finish

09-20-2011 10:38 AM by Guss

Hi Im new here I am having trouble achieving a glossy finish I was wondering ...

13 09-21-2011 05:52 AM
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repair bad applied finish

09-20-2011 08:12 PM by ediazf

Hi, I finished building my cajon drum, and decided to go with a good quality ...

5 09-20-2011 11:14 PM
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Tung Oil Floor Finish

09-19-2011 04:55 AM by Pick

Hey there fellow jocks! I’ve refinished floors in the past, and feel ...

1 09-19-2011 05:43 AM
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Can polyurethane be applied over laquer

08-07-2011 10:21 PM by woody57

I must admit that even though I have many years experience in furniture and c...

5 09-18-2011 07:22 AM
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Unfinishing Used Mystery Wood?

09-14-2011 03:04 AM by gfadvm

I’m not sure what this stuff is called but I see a lot of older/cheaper...

7 09-15-2011 05:43 AM
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Danish Oil not drying.

07-17-2011 06:55 PM by doninvegas

I’m refinishing an end table and I matched the color by using golden oak Dani...

21 09-14-2011 04:48 PM
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Creating Patinas on Silver/Gold leafed wood turnings

07-25-2011 04:05 PM by SSMDad

I’ve searched for this both here and google etc but can’t seem to...

1 09-14-2011 04:18 PM
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Applying Lacquer over Oil Based Varnish?? or Visa Versa?

09-04-2011 06:55 PM by treefrogdog

Need some advise. Recently decided that Deft Lacquer is a fantastic product....

4 09-14-2011 03:12 PM
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Antiqued, distressed paint finish

09-14-2011 04:14 AM by ziller

I’m just finishing building my kitchen cabinets and I’m gathering...

1 09-14-2011 04:46 AM

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