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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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Walnut table top finish trouble

05-02-2016 01:56 PM by MichiganKeel

I built a table top from book-matched walnut slabs. I coated it with BLO bec...

6 05-02-2016 09:48 PM
View myxology's profile

Wipe on Poly - Where have you been all my life?

04-16-2016 06:42 PM by myxology

I just made my first attempt with wipe on poly. I have painted some shelves I...

9 05-02-2016 06:03 PM
View leftcoaster's profile

efficiently finishing a table top

05-02-2016 03:07 PM by leftcoaster

I’m making my first tables (two night stands) and am approaching the fi...

9 05-02-2016 05:56 PM
View PMKwoodworking's profile

Wipe on poly urethane problems

05-01-2016 10:49 PM by PMKwoodworking

I am attempting to finish a dining table I recently finished building. I ha...

2 05-01-2016 11:36 PM
View Pitt's profile

porch floors and spar urethane

05-01-2016 11:28 AM by Pitt

I’m refinishing 2 floors – one is our front porch, the other a sc...

6 05-01-2016 09:29 PM
View CharlesA's profile

Why should I upgrade my HVLP?

03-29-2016 11:19 AM by CharlesA

So, I’m a convert to spraying finishes, primarily spraying shellac foll...

14 05-01-2016 12:57 AM
View alittleoff's profile

Table finishing?

04-28-2016 12:33 AM by alittleoff

I’ve got my table about finished and changed my mind on the finish for ...

3 04-28-2016 09:18 PM
View customturnedwork's profile

Scratches/Grooves Appearing in Shellac? HELP!!

04-08-2016 07:10 PM by customturnedwork

Hi guys, This is the first time this has ever happened to me, and I was wonde...

25 04-27-2016 06:33 PM
View Gambrell's profile

Finishing question for work benches exposed to elements

04-25-2016 01:05 AM by Gambrell

I have a covered back porch that is open to the elements. I am planning to b...

5 04-27-2016 12:14 PM
View andy_P's profile

SOS !!!!!!

03-27-2016 05:26 PM by andy_P

Happy Easter! Well I was greeted this morning by a nice hot cup of coffee br...

20 04-25-2016 01:22 AM
View RichGreer2r's profile

Making oak look old

04-23-2016 09:32 PM by RichGreer2r

Many years ago I built a old style flower cart with white oak. I put no fini...

2 04-24-2016 12:12 AM
View ScottM's profile

Table Finish

04-21-2016 06:56 PM by ScottM

Looking at determining what finish to use for some small occasional tables. ...

5 04-23-2016 10:56 PM
View dakremer's profile

HVLP setup

04-20-2016 08:48 PM by dakremer

I’m thinking about buying the Harbor Freight Professional HVLP (68843),...

9 04-22-2016 02:50 AM
View mummykicks's profile

Waterlox marine for bathroom stained oak?

04-20-2016 02:04 PM by mummykicks

Building some bathroom vanity out of oak ply/wood. Likely stain it dark. Thin...

2 04-20-2016 07:53 PM
View 1voyager1's profile

Denatured Alcohol ...???

04-16-2016 07:18 PM by 1voyager1

I gave up on the idea of using shellac as a sealer because I could not find a...

14 04-18-2016 09:16 PM
View Griffin_SC's profile

Oak with Pine Trim finishing?

04-16-2016 11:22 PM by Griffin_SC

I’m working on a new dresser project and the majority of the pieces are...

6 04-17-2016 09:46 PM
View TrevorR's profile

Finishing Quarter Sawn White Oak?

04-02-2016 10:05 PM by TrevorR

I’m new here! I made some speaker stands and I’m planning on d...

44 04-17-2016 08:46 PM
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Finishing in sunlight

04-15-2016 09:39 PM by Gixxerjoe04

So I’m moving in a week, and I have a lot of stuff to get done for an u...

3 04-15-2016 11:03 PM
View Walt's profile

Help Needed

04-12-2016 02:11 PM by Walt

I was finishing some 1/4 inch Maple plywood by sanding to 320 and then applyi...

5 04-12-2016 05:16 PM
View russde's profile

Other HVLP brands (capspray & croix)

04-11-2016 02:46 AM by russde

Chance to purchase either (or both I suppose) a Croix CX-8 or a Capspray CS81...

1 04-12-2016 02:31 PM

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