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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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View Ted's profile

Need some sanding advice

06-13-2012 03:31 AM by Ted

I’m practicing sanding on a few scraps, some panga panga and some old g...

17 06-13-2012 07:19 PM
View ferstler's profile

Antique look for gold picture frames

06-06-2012 10:15 PM by ferstler

My wife collects art, and to make her items look better I have made quite a f...

4 06-13-2012 02:36 AM
View newwoodbutcher's profile

Fleeting beauty???

06-10-2012 07:02 AM by newwoodbutcher

On a driving vacation up the California coast, and while in Mendocino I ...

6 06-12-2012 03:10 AM
View Woodworker_Collins's profile

Which is easier to apply Brushing Lacquer or Brushing Polyurethane

06-10-2012 05:03 PM by Woodworker_Collins

I am nearly to the finishing stage of a restoration project i have been doing...

3 06-10-2012 09:17 PM
View Charlie's profile

Finishing kitchen drawers question

06-09-2012 07:43 PM by Charlie

Getting close to being done with the kitchen drawers. The last 6 drawers are ...

3 06-09-2012 10:28 PM
View Reaper417's profile

Plastic clips false door

06-09-2012 05:42 PM by Reaper417

Hey guys, I have a question.I have two false door fronts in front of my sink....

1 06-09-2012 06:46 PM
View 12strings's profile

Best paint for furniture

06-06-2012 07:03 PM by 12strings

I have a relative who would like me to build a set of bunk beds, and paint th...

18 06-09-2012 03:34 AM
View Charlie's profile

brushing lacquer

06-08-2012 01:54 AM by Charlie

First time in over 30 years I’m using lacquer again. I bought Deft brus...

8 06-08-2012 08:30 PM
View robdem's profile

cherry frame to tung oil or not

06-04-2012 02:51 AM by robdem

Made a mirror frame out of cherry would like to know if couple of coats of t...

9 06-08-2012 01:35 AM
View Eric's profile

How to store finish

05-30-2012 01:49 AM by Eric

Recently I’ve been using Spar finish. On the second use from can #1 I ...

21 06-06-2012 08:38 PM
View Divotdog's profile

Best Finish for Cedar

06-06-2012 03:29 PM by Divotdog

I don’t know the name for the cedar I have – maybe “western...

9 06-06-2012 08:36 PM
View wooleywoodsmith's profile

food safe finish

06-04-2012 12:42 PM by wooleywoodsmith

How and when to give my bowls a food safe finish? so Im sure if I were to ...

11 06-05-2012 12:19 AM
View rockindavan's profile

Sanding Sealer with Oil?

06-04-2012 05:12 AM by rockindavan

I’m building a cabinet that is all solid wood, which is mostly cherry. ...

6 06-04-2012 08:59 PM
View jeepturner's profile

A well worn subject. Water resistant finish question.

06-03-2012 03:06 PM by jeepturner

I have a project that I am making for a coworker. He wants a round wood box t...

5 06-03-2012 10:43 PM
View whitebeast88's profile

do i need to epoxy knot holes on a table?

05-30-2012 01:08 AM by whitebeast88

i’m new to woodworking and i just built my first table.i need help with...

8 06-02-2012 04:07 AM
View nerdkraft's profile

GF Salad Bowl Finish smell not going away

06-02-2012 12:40 AM by nerdkraft

I made an end grain cutting board and did the woodwhisperer diluted GF salad ...

2 06-02-2012 01:54 AM
View kikkicurio's profile

Linseed oil vs shellac

06-01-2012 03:13 AM by kikkicurio

I am just about to add a finish to a chair that I have been working on for qu...

8 06-01-2012 11:17 PM
View RussellAP's profile

No more oil based finishes for me.

05-31-2012 08:51 PM by RussellAP

After this Adirondack chair is finished, that will be the end of oil based fi...

11 06-01-2012 11:13 PM
View Joekwon80's profile

Black Walnut Keyboard Case

06-01-2012 03:08 PM by Joekwon80

So a buddy and I are building this keyboard enclosure and we’re at the ...

6 06-01-2012 07:12 PM
View Lee Barker's profile

Q about old paste wax plus a comparison of three brands

05-31-2012 06:25 PM by Lee Barker

I had three identical musical instrument parts and all three needed a wax fin...

6 06-01-2012 03:24 PM

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