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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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Remodeled Built-in Entry way

07-16-2016 03:16 PM by Ace75

A few months ago I was approached by a co-worker who recently bought a new ca...

4 07-17-2016 07:54 PM
View TinWhiskers's profile

Filling voids (knot, cracks) a different way.

07-16-2016 04:10 PM by TinWhiskers

Put ample amount of epoxy in void. Smear a bit along the perimeter. Instead...

16 07-16-2016 06:33 PM
View shortyski13's profile

Need help on choosing a finish

07-16-2016 04:30 AM by shortyski13

I’m making a hardwood coffee table, and afterwards plan on a dining roo...

3 07-16-2016 12:29 PM
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Cloverdale PX Lacquer Primer

06-25-2016 03:28 AM by uMinded

What is the proper way of using this stuff?! I read the label and MSDS sheet ...

3 07-16-2016 05:25 AM
View Plain's profile

Charles Neil Blotch Control, what am I doing wrong?

07-13-2016 06:55 PM by Plain

I used Charles Neil Blotch Control without much problem on smaller pieces in ...

14 07-16-2016 03:43 AM
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07-08-2016 07:11 PM by golden478

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23 07-16-2016 03:02 AM
View gdiddy13's profile

Ready to finish my barn door table

07-15-2016 08:24 PM by gdiddy13

Finally! finishing my barn door to table top project this week. I have you...

1 07-15-2016 11:07 PM
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Earlex 2901 and GF Milk paint

07-15-2016 10:07 AM by Laughran

Hello everybodyHas anybody here sprayed GF Milk Paint with an Earlex 2901?If ...

0 07-15-2016 10:07 AM
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Accidentally dyed floor purple! Help!

07-04-2016 12:42 PM by Cathie

Hi y’all, I’m new to this site and forums in general. I’ve ...

37 07-14-2016 02:13 PM
View edwood1975's profile

How to remove wood glue after stain & poly

07-12-2016 02:27 PM by edwood1975

I made some bedside tables and I made my own dentil moulding.. I used regula...

7 07-14-2016 11:08 AM
View bbasiaga's profile

first time spraying...questions

07-13-2016 05:18 PM by bbasiaga

I’ve got an Earlex spray station and plan to spray shellac for a TV St...

6 07-13-2016 10:07 PM
View Plain's profile

Wet sanding with electric ROS

07-11-2016 12:00 AM by Plain

Is it safe to use an electric random orbit sander with no hole discs for sand...

7 07-13-2016 09:31 PM
View DBordello's profile

Filling Cracks

07-12-2016 05:33 PM by DBordello

Hello, I am currently working with some walnut that I acquired locally tha...

11 07-13-2016 04:38 PM
View Dustin's profile

Wax/Polish on Pens

07-12-2016 12:49 PM by Dustin

So, I’ve turned a few pens now and having quite a bit of fun. I’...

2 07-12-2016 07:59 PM
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If/How to Finish Cypress for Ourdoor Bench

07-10-2016 01:43 AM by BigMig

Hi team,My neighbor was getting rid of an old bench in his back yard…ca...

19 07-12-2016 07:03 PM
View Plain's profile

Shellac on coffee table

07-11-2016 06:00 PM by Plain

I finished a sofa table and applied many coats of shellac at what wanted to b...

11 07-11-2016 11:57 PM
View Juggler's profile

Shellac Flakes in Humid Climate

07-11-2016 06:42 PM by Juggler

I live in Florida by the ocean and have a can of shellac flakes. I opened it...

2 07-11-2016 07:18 PM
View AMF64's profile

Dining table refresh?

06-28-2016 01:20 AM by AMF64

Looking for some advice, bought a lightly used Ethan Allen Maple dini...

3 07-11-2016 03:25 AM
View Dabcan's profile

Weathered pine treatment and refinish

07-10-2016 02:44 PM by Dabcan

I’ve been tasked with fixing an outdoor carving. It’s 25 years ol...

2 07-10-2016 06:13 PM
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Finishing help. Dye or Stain....

06-27-2016 03:35 PM by Griffin_SC

I’ve been slowly working on this project for a couple months now. It...

10 07-08-2016 11:35 PM

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