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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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Is there a durable finish that won't alter color?

04-26-2017 07:16 PM by king_nickizzle

I just finished sanding the floors at our new house, and we’ve deci...

3 04-27-2017 12:42 PM
View Woodienoobie's profile

Need help, having an issue with Danish oil

04-18-2017 01:01 PM by Woodienoobie

Hello, so I built a rustic farmhouse styletable and decided to t...

19 04-27-2017 06:16 AM
View redesigningwood's profile

Advice for glue ups?

04-26-2017 07:27 PM by redesigningwood

Good afternoon, I am looking for some advice - When I stain something I...

18 04-27-2017 04:25 AM
View Spacehog's profile

finish for walnut counter top

04-25-2017 03:46 AM by Spacehog

Ahoy woodworkers! I am more of a hobby woodworker, so doing a counter top ma...

7 04-26-2017 11:34 PM
View JustLikeJames's profile

HVLP Decision

04-21-2017 12:21 AM by JustLikeJames

I want to step up from my 2 stage Earlex HV5500. It’s a great sprayer ...

14 04-26-2017 02:18 AM
View builtinbkyn's profile

When you think you've sanded enough ...........

04-25-2017 07:45 PM by builtinbkyn

.................... sand some more! I used to tell the guys that worked f...

11 04-26-2017 12:24 AM
View Abn101mp's profile

Stain and Paint sprayer

04-25-2017 12:38 PM by Abn101mp

Has anyone had experience with the Wagner stain and Paint sprayer? I’m ...

5 04-25-2017 01:08 PM
View RussellAP's profile

Plain old wood oil

04-21-2017 02:16 PM by RussellAP

I’m looking for a plain wood oil that doesn’t have any hardeners ...

32 04-25-2017 06:08 AM
View RussellAP's profile

Shou sugi ban, as I see it.

04-23-2017 10:37 PM by RussellAP

I’d post some images, but the site is apparently broken for me. Shou...

3 04-24-2017 01:49 AM
View Skylar's profile

Glaze coat help

04-24-2017 01:32 AM by Skylar

I’ve used Famowood glaze coat several times with no real issues…....

0 04-24-2017 01:32 AM
View MikeFromCanmore's profile

Finishing Homemade Moldings

04-22-2017 01:45 PM by MikeFromCanmore

I have just installed my first home made moldings and now they are ready to b...

4 04-24-2017 12:50 AM
View harum's profile

Any feedback on Mohawk penetrating stains?

04-14-2017 10:09 PM by harum

Was wondering if anyone could share experience using Mohawk stains and ho...

10 04-23-2017 06:55 PM
View Eac67gt's profile

Liquid proof coating inside a drawer

04-22-2017 09:15 PM by Eac67gt

Hi everyone, I have a crazy question. The project is a cat litter box cabi...

16 04-23-2017 05:53 PM
View VanCranberry's profile

Watco Danish Oil Black Walnut on Red Oak - I want it darker!!

02-18-2017 09:35 PM by VanCranberry

Bob Flexner’s “Understanding Wood Finishing,” page 260 and ...

13 04-22-2017 09:02 PM
View Mike Baker's profile

Lacquer WIPING STAIN question.

03-14-2017 03:07 PM by Mike Baker

Greetings all… First let me introduce myself.. My name is Mike Baker...

11 04-21-2017 02:10 AM
View TNNovice's profile

Shou Sugi Ban Help

08-15-2016 05:37 PM by TNNovice

Hey all,I’m new to the forum and to be honest new to woodworking in gen...

7 04-21-2017 12:33 AM
View willhime's profile

Dyed shou sugi ban ?

02-19-2017 12:35 AM by willhime

I’m seeing if there’s any theories on how these were made. It say...

4 04-21-2017 12:09 AM
View rachelpres's profile

How should I seal my outdoor Cypress porch posts?

04-20-2017 02:48 AM by rachelpres

Hi everyone. I’m new to this site, but I have enjoyed reading all the ...

4 04-20-2017 06:50 PM
View CharlesNeil's profile

System Three Spar Varnish Failure

10-04-2016 03:56 PM by CharlesNeil

89 04-20-2017 12:55 PM
View Woodworkin76's profile

Birch butcher block of death

04-11-2017 04:22 PM by Woodworkin76

Hello all, I’ve been reading through the forums for over a week on f...

6 04-19-2017 11:03 PM

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