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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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Need help Repairing 3-step buffing finish

08-31-2011 07:32 PM by groy87

I recently attempted to finish 2 small pendants by using the 3 step buffing m...

1 09-01-2011 12:20 AM
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Filling open pores with Sanding Sealer

08-30-2011 02:41 PM by SqareD

I am working on a project using a very open pore plywood called Sandeply. It...

11 08-31-2011 07:34 PM
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How About cherry

08-22-2011 05:21 PM by therookie

Anyone have any good finishes for cherry?

13 08-31-2011 01:03 AM
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How do I remove or cut down glaze coat?

08-23-2011 09:37 PM by NMADVR

Hello, I recently used Famowood glaze coat on a 12’ oak ...

10 08-30-2011 06:12 AM
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Bleeding door

08-24-2011 06:35 PM by Steelpapa

I put four coats of an oil-based clear wood finish on a solid Mahogany door, ...

18 08-30-2011 04:44 AM
View stnich's profile

Finishing Hickory

08-23-2011 01:42 AM by stnich

I’m going to be using a latex wiping stain on a 30”x30” Hic...

3 08-30-2011 04:40 AM
View Maahfu's profile

problem with GF pre cat sealer or urethane

07-30-2011 12:00 PM by Maahfu

I recenly started the finishing aspect of my jet black walnut executive desk....

2 08-30-2011 12:12 AM
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Hard wood coffee table finish

08-12-2011 10:10 PM by v8extra

Hello dear woodworkers, The finish of every hand crafted furniture is not ...

16 08-29-2011 07:57 PM
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LF/ Powermatic Yellow Spray Can Paint/or Similar Color

08-29-2011 06:45 PM by rustynails

I am looking for a source were I can purchase cans of spray paint that would ...

1 08-29-2011 06:53 PM
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Why I love BLO

07-04-2011 06:31 PM by CharlieM1958

The other day I posted this box in the projects section. Although I was ha...

25 08-28-2011 10:43 PM
View sotomike's profile

Finish on an inlay

08-28-2011 03:05 AM by sotomike

I am planning on making a new hope chest for my daughter for christmas with a...

2 08-28-2011 06:42 AM
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Finish on an inlay

08-28-2011 06:40 AM by sotomike

I am making a hope chest for my daughter for christmas I was contemplating th...

0 08-28-2011 06:40 AM
View BobTheFish's profile

Spray adhesives and finishes

08-23-2011 12:59 AM by BobTheFish

So, once again, I’m going to go back to this idea this year for some je...

1 08-28-2011 05:41 AM
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Regular and De-Waxed shellac

08-27-2011 11:30 PM by patcollins

Was wondering does regular shellac have any advantages over de-waxed

1 08-28-2011 05:05 AM
View edjellisjr's profile

Router Table HELP!!

08-21-2011 04:22 AM by edjellisjr

I am currently making (Attempting) my first Full Size Router Table w/ Cabinet...

7 08-27-2011 05:10 PM
View piesafejim's profile

The perfect finish

07-28-2011 07:52 PM by piesafejim

Yesterday i attended the Virginia Highlands festival and got to see work from...

20 08-27-2011 01:33 AM
View SteveMI's profile

Finish for inside of flag or bible box?

08-26-2011 01:18 AM by SteveMI

I’ve been asked to make a display box for a flag and a box for a family...

4 08-26-2011 10:49 PM
View Firefighter's profile

Antique Glaze

08-24-2011 04:43 PM by Firefighter

I have a headboard from our master bedroom that is in need of some help and s...

1 08-26-2011 10:10 AM
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Olive Wood need help deciding what finish to use

08-11-2011 04:49 PM by BullVictory

This block of olive wood is for my father who wants to mount a brass eagle to...

10 08-26-2011 08:41 AM
View wheregoesthetime's profile

Finish for hardwood stairs please (quick, easy, odourproof!)

08-24-2011 03:47 PM by wheregoesthetime

Hi,We have just installed an unfinished hardwood staircase in our bedroom, an...

2 08-25-2011 08:11 PM

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