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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 RussellAP's profile

Shou sugi ban wisdom.

05-17-2017 11:36 PM by RussellAP

Love this process, that is unless the wind is blowing. Toasting cedar and pin...

20 05-18-2017 06:56 PM
View GNMG's profile

Venting spray booth

05-17-2017 12:50 PM by GNMG

Hi folks, For the first time, I will be finishing a dresser I built with a...

10 05-18-2017 02:34 AM
View TungOil's profile

mixing sawdust and glue as filler

05-16-2017 01:43 AM by TungOil

for those that mix sawdust and glue to make matching wood filler- - what g...

29 05-18-2017 01:56 AM
View Greg's profile

Wiping up dust without raising grain

05-17-2017 08:20 PM by Greg

Hi Folks!As detailed is some of my earlier posts, I’m refinishing a 100...

6 05-18-2017 01:37 AM
View NoSole's profile

Stain spraying tips and tricks?

05-17-2017 12:50 PM by NoSole

Hey y’all, I’m working on a TV stand made out of soft maple, and ...

8 05-18-2017 12:28 AM
View Fax's profile

Arm R Seal or Waterlox . Dining table top.

05-16-2017 05:47 PM by Fax

Hello friends, What would you suggest for a more durable finish for dinind...

15 05-17-2017 10:04 PM
View Greg's profile

Mineral spirits to preview grain?

05-14-2017 08:31 PM by Greg

Hi Guys,Hey, this ties into my post asking questions about refinishing my sta...

19 05-17-2017 08:34 PM
View skogie1's profile

oil based poly over water based poly. Will it still amberize?

05-15-2017 11:00 PM by skogie1

Long story short, I have a some maple plywood that was finished with an acryl...

9 05-16-2017 03:55 PM
View Keith Kelly's profile

Latex paint not adhering as I expected

05-16-2017 06:24 AM by Keith Kelly

I feel that I have significant experience with, and understanding of, wood fi...

1 05-16-2017 11:06 AM
View Greg's profile

Ugh, refinishing a stair rail.

05-07-2017 01:52 AM by Greg

Hi folks. Hey, I’m new to this forum with limited woodwork├«ng experi...

17 05-13-2017 11:29 PM
View jtcarn's profile

Looking for good bath vanity hvlp finish

05-13-2017 04:50 PM by jtcarn

All, I’m building a bath vanity in oak that I want to spray in charc...

1 05-13-2017 05:05 PM
View PSUgal's profile

How to Take Gloss out of Waterlox Finish

05-12-2017 05:25 PM by PSUgal

I know this is already a post regarding this from year ago, but I know NOTHIN...

5 05-12-2017 11:42 PM
View jinjin's profile

Protection against sun and rain

05-07-2017 09:55 PM by jinjin

Hi I built a deck box for our roof top deck, but after a year, the top of ...

10 05-12-2017 07:06 PM
View diverlloyd's profile

Teak finishing for a boat?

04-27-2017 09:54 PM by diverlloyd

So what is a good finish and process for finishing teak for a boat? This will...

16 05-12-2017 05:17 PM
View christherookie's profile

My first coffee table

05-12-2017 01:54 PM by christherookie

With a handful of projects under my belt, I’m ready to make a coffee ta...

5 05-12-2017 03:39 PM
View dmoe's profile

Sanding sealer on Plywood

05-12-2017 03:17 PM by dmoe

I am working on some pieces of art work that I have burned electronically in ...

0 05-12-2017 03:17 PM
View Keith Kelly's profile

Sprayer for Painting Cabinet Doors?

05-11-2017 03:31 PM by Keith Kelly

I’m painting some cabinets for a friend using the Critter. It’s ...

14 05-12-2017 05:13 AM
View Rob77's profile

Finishing choices for non kiln dried slab of very sappy fir

05-11-2017 07:22 PM by Rob77

I have an air dried live edge slab of fir that once brought into the shop beg...

5 05-12-2017 04:52 AM
View Southcoastphil's profile

LJ Virgin seeking advice re sanding while refinishing small mahogany porch

05-11-2017 11:31 PM by Southcoastphil

Yes, I’m a LJ virgin, so please be gentle with me! (Note to moderato...

0 05-11-2017 11:31 PM
View kdc68's profile

Seeking info on the "New" Rockler HVLP Sprayer

05-05-2017 09:37 PM by kdc68

Anyone with feedback (good or bad) about the new Rockler Sprayer ? http:/...

10 05-11-2017 08:59 PM

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