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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 over knot holes

29 days ago by Tim714

I just finished building a red oak coffee table and need advi...

9 14 days ago
View Chainjack's profile

Black dots on cherry finish

15 days ago by Chainjack

My mother has a neat table from the 1950s that needs to be refinished. The or...

12 15 days ago
View Polymorphic169's profile

First wood slab finish

16 days ago by Polymorphic169

I bought a ash wood slab to be a nice table for our downstairs area. It has a...

1 16 days ago
View jsquared's profile

Damaged dining table finish

18 days ago by jsquared

My neighbors accidentally spilled the liquid from one of those plug-in room s...

6 16 days ago
View Purrmaster's profile

Staining rubberwood?

18 days ago by Purrmaster

Greetings and salutations. I found an old busted up table. The table top is...

2 17 days ago
View A.Scott's profile

What to use to seal and finish my wife's spaghetti spatula

23 days ago by A.Scott

Well from the photo you can see my wifes spaghetti spatula had seen bette...

8 20 days ago
View diito's profile

Suggestions on how to finish a cherry crib?

21 days ago by diito

I just finished a 3-in1 crib/bed build for my first: Now comes the sca...

9 20 days ago
View Brandocalrizzion's profile

Sanding Pupleheart/YellowHeart End Grain Cutting Board

25 days ago by Brandocalrizzion

I am trying to finish my first end grain cutting board. I made it out of Purp...

9 21 days ago
View BlueVine's profile

Oil escaping from a hot cutting board?

22 days ago by BlueVine

Hey guys. The other day, I was running errands and left one of my finished cu...

1 22 days ago
View paxorion's profile

Finishing Cherry with GF Arm R Seal

28 days ago by paxorion

I’m planning on trying out satin GF Arm-R-Seal for my pepper mill turni...

8 22 days ago
View Canofworms's profile

Projection hinge? Parliment hinge? Tips on measuring? Where to buy etc?

22 days ago by Canofworms

So I replaced the trim in my house and one door needs projections or parliame...

1 22 days ago
View NewSawGuy's profile

Soaking Small Parts

25 days ago by NewSawGuy

I recently came across this picture online. It appears that the craftsman is...

8 22 days ago
View joeyinsouthaustin's profile

Walnut WAX? contamination. Help!!

27 days ago by joeyinsouthaustin

I have a set of walnut living room cabinets. They are solid walnut, and vene...

18 23 days ago
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Removing water stains from wood finished with Watco Danish Oil

23 days ago by woodworker33

What is the safest way to remove water stains from wood that’s been tre...

5 23 days ago
View Oliver1650's profile

Howard feed-n-wax or minwax paste wax?

25 days ago by Oliver1650

Hi, I am looking for advice on this product as a finishing touch to my gr...

8 24 days ago
View Stockfoot's profile

Transfast homestead dye/topcoat compatibility

25 days ago by Stockfoot

I am dying wood with the water based transfast dye powder, on their website i...

1 25 days ago
View Golden47's profile

Cloudy after staining. NOT blushing/humidity issue. ~~PHOTO~~

26 days ago by Golden47

Hello, This is a long one. I have been trying to experiment to find th...

15 25 days ago
View Stockfoot's profile

Help me choose a lacquer!

28 days ago by Stockfoot

Hey everyone, I have been mainly using polyurethane on all my projects but I ...

18 26 days ago
View distrbd's profile

can wood stain be mixed?

26 days ago by distrbd

If you have a can of oil based stain that’s is too light in color,could...

11 26 days ago
View bhacksaw's profile

Must i match veneer species for front and back or can i go cheap?

28 days ago by bhacksaw

I’m trying to keep my bed build to as low a budget as possible. I have...

6 26 days ago

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