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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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Glaze Coat problems

06-20-2017 12:55 AM by daves1

I recently tried using glaze coat on a cedar live edge coffee table and had a...

7 06-22-2017 02:00 PM
View Shaun's profile

"Seasoning" a Wooden Salad Bowl (As Opposed to "Finishing")

06-20-2017 02:31 PM by Shaun

Hi Lumber Jocks I’m still quite green at woodturning (and woodworkin...

8 06-22-2017 12:05 PM
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Red Cedar Treatment

06-20-2017 01:45 AM by zipmac22

I have some trim that borders around my garage door. The old trim is about 30...

4 06-20-2017 11:47 AM
View Serenity2017's profile

Refinishing parquet wood floors - fixing scratches and staining

06-20-2017 01:16 AM by Serenity2017

HI I decided to rip out my carpets and keep and refinish the parquet wood ...

0 06-20-2017 01:16 AM
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Need help rescuing this project

06-17-2017 12:23 AM by steveinaz

My first mistake was choosing cherry for this project. I had anticipated some...

11 06-19-2017 10:26 PM
View msinc's profile

Best filler/sealer for open grain wood?????

06-18-2017 10:50 PM by msinc

This has no doubt been covered before, but there might be a newer, better pro...

6 06-19-2017 09:30 PM
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Target Emtech EM9300

06-15-2017 08:48 PM by TungOil

Jeff at Target recommended EM9300, with cross linker added, as the top coat f...

9 06-18-2017 04:18 AM
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WIPE-ON POLY, OIL BASED, over PRE-CATALIZED LACQUER (10 year dining table)

06-16-2017 07:28 AM by Fax

Hello Friends, We have a big dining table that my wife bought in 2007 ( 80...

7 06-16-2017 09:03 PM
View Pabs's profile

cove or quarter round for toe kick

06-15-2017 05:37 PM by Pabs

Hey allnearing the end of my kitchen reno project and I’m dealing with ...

8 06-16-2017 06:05 PM
View lorne17's profile

Need Super Durable Finish suggestions for Plywood box

06-13-2017 12:38 AM by lorne17

Hello there, I am making an outdoor camping chuckbox (see what I am talkin...

27 06-16-2017 06:14 AM
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Dealing with alligator marks on lacquer finish

06-15-2017 01:31 AM by RichTaylor

I made the mistake of spraying some boxes with lacquer too far into the heat ...

2 06-15-2017 04:25 AM
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06-10-2017 10:28 PM by Kyle Jones

So…..I saw somebody using ground coffee as an inlay that looked really ...

6 06-14-2017 06:43 PM
View Bill White's profile

Dye/Stain question for ya......

06-13-2017 01:48 PM by Bill White

A red oak project. Well sanded and prepped. Using sample boards.Apply alcoh...

5 06-13-2017 09:36 PM
View JohnnyBoy1981's profile

How to best apply polyurethane to quilted table top

06-12-2017 01:36 AM by JohnnyBoy1981

I built an end table where the boards of the table top have a quilted pattern...

22 06-12-2017 08:01 PM
View ki7hy's profile

Arm-r-seal on table top...when can I eat?

06-05-2017 05:51 PM by ki7hy

I’ve put arm-r-seal on my dining room table top. I don’t usually ...

28 06-10-2017 05:19 AM
View logwolf's profile

Not enough sleeves for spindle sander

06-08-2017 01:42 AM by logwolf

My friend, who is a wood worker, does a lot of pro bono work for the local &#...

11 06-09-2017 06:41 PM
View AAANDRRREW's profile

Painting MDF and got some brush marks...

06-08-2017 12:34 PM by AAANDRRREW

So I have put tons of effort into carefully building a beautiful fireplace su...

17 06-09-2017 03:20 PM
View Fax's profile

Handrail. Durable finish. Oil Based Polyurethane?

06-08-2017 04:00 PM by Fax

Hello friends.Would oil based polyurethane be a good durable finish for handr...

10 06-08-2017 06:18 PM
View Kennethjg's profile

Milk paint issues

06-06-2017 12:27 PM by Kennethjg

If anyone has any experience with milk paint , I could use some help. I built...

3 06-07-2017 05:01 PM
View starmaykr's profile

How do I finish interior Cedar wall paneling yet keep the aroma?

08-11-2014 05:31 PM by starmaykr

My wife has a rather extreme dislike of all pests (rodents,insects etc.). For...

24 06-07-2017 04:16 PM

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