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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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Try using Goddards Paste wax

407 days ago by steve

I use it exclusively on all my projects. (“I” feel)—it̵...

2 404 days ago
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lost in the maze of finishing an extrior piece....

404 days ago by yellabret

I am now in the construction phase of “The Mother of all Wedding benche...

2 404 days ago
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Home Made wiping Varnish/ lacquer

405 days ago by Brandon

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted anything on here and I feel a ...

16 404 days ago
View Charlie's profile

OK this is more REMOVING finish(es) than applying....

406 days ago by Charlie

I have had my studio easel for well over 30 years and got it used from someon...

4 406 days ago
View WadeHolloway's profile

Danish Oil Question

407 days ago by WadeHolloway

I have just finished making a box out of Mahogany and I have put two coats of...

12 406 days ago
View Richard's profile

Wagner Flexio 590 HVLP Paint Sprayer -- anyone tried it on small projects

408 days ago by Richard

I was wondering if anyone had tried this unit on their woodworking projects a...

1 407 days ago
View Millo's profile

kitty cats, dogs and your fine furniture

417 days ago by Millo

Our cat is not declawed. Much to my chagrin I have noticed little divets/R...

17 407 days ago
View TheWoodenOyster's profile

Finish for Rustic Wood

409 days ago by TheWoodenOyster

Howdy guys, I am turning to you all for answers and opinions as usual̷...

6 408 days ago
View Vududude's profile

seal/prime MDF edges even if they won't be seen?

408 days ago by Vududude

making a book shelf with some MDF shelving with wood trim/banding for edge su...

5 408 days ago
View Jason Watts's profile

Wood Finishing 101 Class?

874 days ago by Jason Watts

Does anyone know where I can get good info (either book, magazine or video) o...

11 408 days ago
View bold1's profile

flocking over vinyl ?

410 days ago by bold1

Has anyone ever done any flocking over vinyl? I’m thinking of redoing a...

6 408 days ago
View Tom Regnier's profile

Danish oil

411 days ago by Tom Regnier

Looking for advice on a good top coat for my kitchen cabinets (oak). I sanded...

6 410 days ago
View shoemaker's profile

sticking marks...will they fade?

412 days ago by shoemaker

I have some nice (and expensive) Carlisle wide pine flooring that has been la...

9 411 days ago
View norybd's profile

king bed frame

413 days ago by norybd

i am building a king bed frame out of mahogany. i’ve not built with ma...

4 411 days ago
View AngieO's profile

Your thoughts on boiled linseed oil and other finishes.

418 days ago by AngieO

So far most of my projects have been finished with MinWax stain. I’ve f...

45 411 days ago
View Mark's profile

Finishing quest.

413 days ago by Mark

I’m just about finished a Mission style Cherry end table. I used 1 coa...

9 412 days ago
View powderhound's profile

Fir window finishing

413 days ago by powderhound

Last year we had custom fir windows installed in our home and I promptly fini...

1 413 days ago
View wookie's profile

Clearcoating A Gel Stain?

416 days ago by wookie

Hey Guys and Gals, Anybody had any issues with putting an oil based poly o...

4 415 days ago
View TomB19's profile

Matching pre-finished birch?

415 days ago by TomB19

I’d like to match the finish of prefinished birch ply. Edge banding co...

3 415 days ago
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Finish for log bench

415 days ago by watermark

I made this bench for a neighbour over the weekend. The log was from a Norfo...

6 415 days ago

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