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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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Finish Repair

09-05-2014 01:43 PM by skcj213

Good morning all! I am looking for some tips on repairing the finish on my...

6 09-06-2014 02:19 AM
View NewbieLaura's profile

Help! I don't want to mess up my first project!

09-05-2014 03:08 AM by NewbieLaura

Okay, here’s the question. What is the best option for sealing a kitche...

11 09-05-2014 11:58 PM
View AandCstyle's profile

? re spraying shellac

09-04-2014 05:59 PM by AandCstyle

I normally only use WB products, but am now considering using an oil base sta...

9 09-05-2014 11:14 PM
View Scott Landry's profile

Where did I go wrong - water based poly over Boiled Lindseed oil

08-28-2014 01:26 AM by Scott Landry

I made a nice walnut and cherry box to hold a cash for a wedding gift and wan...

16 09-05-2014 05:01 AM
View Notw's profile

How to get a gloss painted finish

09-03-2014 01:05 PM by Notw

I am refinishing an old 3 drawer dresser and have run into a frustrating snag...

1 09-04-2014 01:29 PM
View JohnMcD348's profile

How can I make the endgrain finish match the rest and not be darker?

09-01-2014 02:21 PM by JohnMcD348

Maybe I’m not searching correctly. I’m sure it’s come up b...

15 09-03-2014 12:30 AM
View Fish22's profile

Finish Recommendation

08-31-2014 11:48 PM by Fish22

I am in the process of doing 2 shelves for the bathroom, and am looking for r...

2 09-02-2014 06:13 PM
View skogie1's profile

polyurethane AND stain both sides or just poly?

09-02-2014 12:17 AM by skogie1

Newbie question: I’m finishing a douglas fir table top and I’m wo...

5 09-02-2014 02:43 AM
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What Can I Use

08-31-2014 01:02 AM by Reaper417

Hey guys, my friend is making a small dresser. The top is going to be an oak ...

6 09-02-2014 01:09 AM
View BigJon's profile

What should i seal coasters with?

09-01-2014 10:58 AM by BigJon

Awesome information on this site. My skills would not be nearly as developed ...

4 09-01-2014 03:59 PM
View FancyShoes's profile

Out door table

09-01-2014 11:28 AM by FancyShoes

I am using a old wooden wire spool for a out door bar height table, I sanded ...

3 09-01-2014 02:11 PM
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Need Advice...Spraying BIN Earlex 6900

08-26-2014 01:56 PM by RocketDogs

I have used BIN with great success brushing and aerosol cans….need to s...

4 09-01-2014 01:16 PM
View CharlesA's profile

Gnats in your poly?

08-26-2014 08:03 PM by CharlesA

I’m putting the final coats of Arm-R-Seal poly on my project, and notic...

16 09-01-2014 12:29 AM
View Brandon 's profile

Without the Flocking Jokes

08-27-2014 04:06 AM by Brandon

No really…... I’m in a bind here. I flocked a box with black and ...

14 08-30-2014 12:15 PM
View cdnstudentwoodworker's profile

Need advice , refinishing 1920s woodwork and trim, pictures included

08-30-2014 02:49 AM by cdnstudentwoodworker

Hello, recently got a new house which has a large amount of wonderful flat an...

0 08-30-2014 02:49 AM
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Paulk WorkBench - What Finish should i apply? Need Advice

08-28-2014 06:47 PM by misterbig

Good Day all, I just completed my Paulk Workbench from 3/4” Cabinet ...

3 08-29-2014 11:01 PM
View jmcwws's profile

looking for a Finish for timber frame project. And, Hello, I'm a noob

08-27-2014 05:36 PM by jmcwws

1st as to not be rude, I would like to say hello and thank you for being here...

11 08-29-2014 07:55 PM
View bobtimms's profile

BIN primer way passed use by date

08-28-2014 05:50 PM by bobtimms

I sprayed some 6 or so year old BIN on some MDF raised panels to seal for pai...

6 08-29-2014 12:56 PM
View bdresch's profile

Any hope for my cupping post caps?

08-28-2014 02:55 AM by bdresch

I made and installed these new post caps this weekend and after 1 rain and th...

11 08-28-2014 10:14 PM
View GregD's profile

How long can paint sit in a hand-held airless sprayer?

08-19-2014 03:14 PM by GregD

I have a hand-held airless sprayer (Graco TrueCoat Pro 2) that I’m tryi...

6 08-28-2014 06:39 PM

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