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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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How do I finish Ipe wood flooring,applying Poly at the end?

408 days ago by sheet

I am finishing my first Ipe interior floor. I would like guidence from some o...

2 407 days ago
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minwax natural

409 days ago by SuperDave0002

Whats the point of minwax natural #209?I’m sure it must have a use or t...

17 407 days ago
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Finish ideas for soft wood cross cut slab

484 days ago by watermark

I am at the home stretch on this coffee table the legs are Ohia and the s...

9 407 days ago
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Wiping Varnish

408 days ago by FreedomWoodCreations

I think I’m varnish dumb or something. I am having an issue with Sherw...

8 407 days ago
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Hvlp finishing help

409 days ago by Firefighter

I am getting ready to finish crib number 3 and would like to try using my Hvl...

5 408 days ago
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Reclaimed wood -finishing

423 days ago by Lhiggins

I just got ahold of an old barn door I intend to turn into a coffee table but...

1 408 days ago
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Scotch Brite Pads for sanding between coats?

410 days ago by noone

I’ve been going through a lot of sandpaper lately and was wondering if ...

11 408 days ago
View Jorge G.'s profile

Now I know why Taunton's books all get good reviews.

409 days ago by Jorge G.

I posted a review here on the book “French Polish” by Derek Jones...

17 408 days ago
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JPW over Danish

410 days ago by Mainiac Matt

JPW over Danish…. Good idea or not a good idea??

10 409 days ago
View Kwit's profile

Need help taking gloss/shine out of finish

411 days ago by Kwit

Hello all; I am making an antique warehouse cart coffee table for a custom...

4 409 days ago
View Laughran's profile

Wood conditioner with dye

410 days ago by Laughran

I am finishing a coffee table made from 150 year old pine, the growth rings a...

3 410 days ago
View chonroy's profile

need tips on the finish on restaurant table tops

411 days ago by chonroy

I am building table tops for a cousins cafe’. I am building them out of...

9 410 days ago
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How do I revive old dried out wood on an antique

412 days ago by ToddJB

All, I’m looking to freshen up the lid of this old Cuban humidor. Th...

19 410 days ago
View noone's profile

Wagner HVLP Conversion Gun. Thoughts?

412 days ago by noone

I’m getting ready to go pick this up for $40 bucks used.

8 411 days ago
View seabiscuit's profile

Face Frame too Large for Hinges

412 days ago by seabiscuit

I purchased some Blum concealed hinges to mount my doors to my new cabinet. T...

9 411 days ago
View skeemer's profile

Finishing with Paste Wax

442 days ago by skeemer

I am finishing up a small side table that I had completed awhile back and I w...

24 412 days ago
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Clear finish

412 days ago by kimosawboy

I’m looking for a finish that would minimize darkening on the end grain...

2 412 days ago
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Hope chest guestbook

416 days ago by longleaf

Hope chest guestbookWe are renewing our vows for our 10 year anniversary. Ins...

3 413 days ago
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What exterior paint for Adirondack chairs

414 days ago by distrbd

Although I hate to paint any type of woodworking projects but my wife wants m...

6 413 days ago
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Prevent raised grain of wood utensils?

414 days ago by flwoodie

I am looking to sell and give away some wooden utensils in the near future. B...

10 413 days ago

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