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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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Protective Finish Over CN Blotch Conditioner and Gel Stain

11-11-2016 08:14 PM by BigMig

I’m almost done with the project – but I want to apply a top coat...

5 11-14-2016 02:32 PM
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How to hide a dent/gouge in jewelry box

11-10-2016 03:49 PM by cag0331

Hey guys, I’ve been working on a jewelry box for my girlfriend for a...

13 11-12-2016 03:02 PM
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Finishing a maple table top, live edge

11-12-2016 02:42 AM by tdaugh

I have made a live edge table top out of maple and am wanting advice on a ver...

2 11-12-2016 03:55 AM
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Paint Panels before Rails and Stiles?

11-10-2016 08:14 PM by jcyphert

My wife wants me to paint the new kitchen I’m building her. Due to the ...

6 11-11-2016 12:00 AM
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Need help fixing a Krause & Becker airless sprayer

11-06-2016 11:15 AM by SweetTea

A buddy of mine recently gave me a Krause & Becker airless sprayer that h...

3 11-10-2016 04:35 PM
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Painting a wood for a simple utility shelf

11-06-2016 11:18 PM by PHXRob

Hello All - I just made a simple wooden shelf with recycled wood (used to ...

21 11-09-2016 03:35 AM
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Best table sealer for my job.

10-30-2016 04:10 AM by Abbadon

I just built a very basic table that I fixed to the wall. I did not think abo...

1 11-09-2016 02:19 AM
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Cutting Board Finishes

10-27-2016 07:00 PM by HorizontalMike

I have read through many threads on which “oil” to use on cutting...

41 11-08-2016 03:34 PM
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Hot Hide Hammer Veneer Terrible Bubbling

11-03-2016 12:57 AM by jonsprague0000

My first attempt at hammer venneering ash burl with hot hide glue was a compl...

24 11-08-2016 04:15 AM
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Anyone ever dyed zebrawood?

11-06-2016 10:16 PM by Marn64

Hey everybody,So I recently hatched the idea that one could hypothetically ma...

7 11-07-2016 02:45 PM
View HorizontalMike's profile

DIY Milk Paint -- Tips & Tricks?

09-15-2013 12:13 AM by HorizontalMike

My last 4 projects have been finished in milk paint, some with multiple coats...

34 11-07-2016 02:33 PM
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Outdoor Furniture

10-30-2016 04:10 AM by Joe966

Hello, I am new to this site. I am sure that there may already be a post rega...

1 11-07-2016 02:22 PM
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Finishing Beetle Kill Pine - What do you use?

07-08-2012 01:18 PM by camps764

I know there are a few guys on this site that specialize in Beetle Kill Pine ...

9 11-05-2016 06:55 PM
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Spot Sanding Water Based Poly (fixing imperfection).

11-02-2016 03:27 PM by MudPuppy

Hello, I have been spending a month constructing a dining room table for t...

15 11-03-2016 12:21 AM
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Myrtle Coffee Table finishing schedule

09-22-2016 11:09 PM by Tishman

Hi all, I have a beautiful Myrtle slab that I’m making a coffee tabl...

2 11-03-2016 12:11 AM
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How many stages in turbine hvlp is enough?

10-28-2016 10:04 PM by Carloz

I understand the more the better as you can always tune down but not up. Howe...

9 11-02-2016 09:28 PM
View swilly's profile

First Outdoor Piece

10-31-2016 02:06 PM by swilly

Good morning! I’m relatively new to the woodworking world, mainly bu...

6 10-31-2016 08:29 PM
View SweetTea's profile

Best wood and stain combo for kitchen cabinets & doors

10-30-2016 02:17 PM by SweetTea

I have a customer that is wanting some new kitchen cabinets and doors in an e...

6 10-30-2016 06:17 PM
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Do I have a problem with a partially hand planed surface?

10-30-2016 02:28 AM by mbs

I put a coat of minwax wipe on poly on a sanded mahogany panel. Then I glued...

4 10-30-2016 05:30 PM
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Scandinavian three-drawer chest refinish

10-29-2016 01:51 AM by Axle505

Ok—I’m new to refinishing…but I have done it off and on...

0 10-29-2016 01:51 AM

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