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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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Finishing wood slabs with 16% moisture, can I do it?

11-14-2017 01:35 AM by Toomanyprojects

Hello! I just got 3”Thick slabs that are 7’ long and 24” wide a piece. I am p...

16 11-14-2017 06:02 PM
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Wooden Blocks

11-14-2017 04:51 AM by SOG

I’ve been ordered to make wood blocks for our grandson. I will use left over ...

5 11-14-2017 01:50 PM
View Joe Lyddon's profile

5 ways to transfer a printed image to wood

10-31-2017 07:02 PM by Joe Lyddon

I received this in an Instructable email…... and thought the rest of YO...

13 11-13-2017 09:13 PM
View SweetTea's profile

Help needed on my first air compressor + HVLP spray gun setup.

11-13-2017 12:23 PM by SweetTea

I recently picked up a new Husky 60 gallon air compressor. It’s primarily use...

9 11-13-2017 05:13 PM
View jaminjames's profile

The danger of exhausting lacquer fumes?

11-12-2017 04:30 PM by jaminjames

Over the last little while I’ve been keeping my eye on eBay for a good deal o...

6 11-13-2017 12:35 AM
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Wenge stain on White Oak - not working very well

11-08-2017 09:20 PM by AllanK

Finishing is NOT my strong point, so I’m in a bind. I am trying to get...

11 11-12-2017 08:03 PM
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Conversion Gun Adjustments

11-10-2017 02:54 AM by bilyo

I have a small conversion spray gun (gravity feed) that I purchased from TCP ...

29 11-12-2017 06:00 PM
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Taking the time to read Flexner's book

11-11-2017 03:03 AM by RipFence

Just read the chapters on oil finishes and on varnishes from Understanding Wo...

12 11-12-2017 04:17 PM
View Mystang89's profile

Locus sign for farm

11-06-2017 02:21 PM by Mystang89

I purchased a farm which had lots of locus trees which needed to be felled. O...

4 11-11-2017 12:36 PM
View mjheck's profile

Michael cherry stain

11-08-2017 06:32 AM by mjheck

I’m getting ready to build a dining table out of quarter sawn white oak...

6 11-10-2017 06:42 AM
View NickelNick's profile

Finishing Maple

11-09-2017 04:50 AM by NickelNick

I’m making a bedroom set out of maple (matching nightstands and a dresser). G...

6 11-09-2017 02:36 PM
View timmib's profile

What are folk's experience with Old Masters brush on poly varnish?

11-06-2017 02:21 PM by timmib

A couple of years ago I came to grips with the VOC factors in the the current...

10 11-09-2017 02:36 PM
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Lack Er! need advice

11-07-2017 07:33 PM by richardchaos

I wanted to finish my Heart in Crosses with a gloss finish. I usually use Wat...

5 11-09-2017 07:06 AM
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I've Decided to Paint It

11-06-2017 05:51 PM by bilyo

I’ve just finished rebuilding an old oak china cabinet. I’’...

8 11-09-2017 02:22 AM
View jinjin's profile

Whitewashing maple -- pickling stain vs diluted paint

11-08-2017 09:19 PM by jinjin

Hello, I want to lighten up maple to be more white. I did a test on a scr...

1 11-08-2017 09:36 PM
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Help finishing gasp in shrinking bubinga

11-02-2017 09:11 PM by XOXO

New to the site and looking for help: I know this is long but I wanted to ...

12 11-06-2017 11:53 PM
View CraiginSTL's profile

Wooden garage door finish repair - stain glaze?

11-06-2017 01:34 AM by CraiginSTL

I have some wooden garage doors that are some type of Vineer with a stain an...

0 11-06-2017 01:34 AM
View jaminjames's profile

Small booth for spraying lacquer

11-05-2017 09:37 PM by jaminjames

I just got a great deal on a barely used Fuji Q3 HVLP spray rig with lots of ...

4 11-06-2017 12:02 AM
View BryanFaz's profile

Polyurethane or Lacquer Over Latex Paint

10-30-2017 04:52 AM by BryanFaz

I have built a set of cornhole boards, plywood tops, which I have painted wit...

19 11-04-2017 10:58 AM
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Refinishing an Antique Table with Solid Color

11-04-2017 12:25 AM by RangerJay

Don’t beat me up here …... I’m re”something”...

2 11-04-2017 02:20 AM

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