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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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Mineral oil dissolves lacquer?

09-06-2017 02:04 AM by mahdee

Hi all,Had a weird experience yesterday. Put some rubber hose that had been ...

9 09-06-2017 05:35 PM
View toolie's profile

finishing end grain cutting boards

09-06-2017 01:26 AM by toolie

I’ve started making end grain cutting boards and treating them with foo...

1 09-06-2017 02:39 AM
View JSMorgan's profile

Spraying Dye Stain

09-05-2017 01:17 AM by JSMorgan

I am working on a dining room table and have some issues and would like some ...

6 09-05-2017 04:16 PM
View BB1's profile

Suggestions on fixing plywood side

09-02-2017 08:08 PM by BB1

I am continuing to work on a mudroom laundry hamper holder. I have the box co...

20 09-04-2017 08:32 PM
View Demonic's profile

Finishing Live Oak Coffee Table Slab - Pictures

09-03-2017 11:19 PM by Demonic

Hey guys, I’ve numbered my main questions below so they don’t ...

5 09-04-2017 11:18 AM
View StagheadDesigns's profile

Best Finish/Sealant for Wood & Metal Rings

09-03-2017 11:24 PM by StagheadDesigns

Hey everyone! First off, I know that this has been asked and answered many...

0 09-03-2017 11:24 PM
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Mineral oil over varnish (Behlen Salad Bowl Finish)?

05-12-2013 03:29 PM by gtbuzz

I just made a cutting board for mother’s day and finished it with Behle...

12 09-03-2017 08:11 PM
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resin epoxy

07-22-2017 06:59 PM by recycle1943

I’ve never done any epoxy projects BUT -I have a table that will be exp...

10 09-03-2017 01:48 PM
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Staining Project

09-02-2017 04:27 PM by SyndiC

New to this skill so I am unfamiliar on how to begin. I have a Hem Fir Exteri...

5 09-02-2017 11:12 PM
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Sealing Knots for Painting

09-01-2017 08:03 PM by JHuttIII

Recently bought our first home at the beginning of the year, and our Master b...

3 09-02-2017 02:01 AM
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Which Wood Veneer ?

08-30-2017 06:44 PM by Coodeville

I’m refacing a bathroom vanity and would like to use a wood veneer that...

6 08-31-2017 02:16 PM
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Budget friendly water based poly suggestions

08-29-2017 11:21 AM by SweetTea

So I have a large stained kitchen cabinet project coming up. 29 cabinets, 47 ...

5 08-30-2017 05:50 PM
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Acrilic paint

08-29-2017 02:43 AM by epdowd

I’m new here and this is my first post, so I’ll say Hello to you ...

2 08-29-2017 06:04 PM
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Need Help- Target Coatings with Cross-Linker

08-25-2017 02:52 AM by TungOil

Today I made up some samples using Target Coatings EM6000, EM8000 and EM9300....

11 08-29-2017 02:17 AM
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Refinishing and dating a desk. (believe its 1930's)

08-28-2017 01:33 PM by cut3x

I have lurked a while, finally got a reason to make an account. I know this i...

3 08-28-2017 04:52 PM
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Bubbles in Water Poly

08-27-2017 08:08 PM by richardchaos

No matter what I do I keep getting many tiny bubbles in my Water Based Ploy u...

6 08-28-2017 04:07 AM
View Carloz's profile

How to remove tinted lacquer from figured panels

08-23-2017 07:42 PM by Carloz

There are about 7 pieces of furniture ( kitchen, several nooks, bathrooms) ma...

4 08-28-2017 12:36 AM
View Kirk650's profile

Coffee table finish

08-21-2017 11:24 PM by Kirk650

I’m working up some shelves/coffee table parts for a friend for his col...

6 08-26-2017 04:31 PM
View Carloz's profile

Dye in polyurethane

08-25-2017 04:32 AM by Carloz

I messed up. Stained maple with light brown GF water based dye. Then another ...

6 08-26-2017 03:47 AM
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Cloudy after stain

08-20-2017 02:39 PM by patrickjbarnett

Hello everyone, I built a floating shelf and used Minwax Jacobean to stain...

10 08-24-2017 12:38 PM

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