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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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BLO - Poly combination - Benefits?

09-10-2017 04:50 PM by becikeja

I see several people putting BLO on first then applying a polyurethane.If I a...

28 09-15-2017 03:50 AM
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Finish discoloration. What happened?

09-14-2017 02:39 PM by JTWoodworks

About a year ago I made radiator covers for an office. The top is made with w...

3 09-14-2017 05:24 PM
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Grain filler used with Ammonia fuming quartersawn white oak?

09-12-2017 12:37 PM by madebyhand

I’ve done quite a bit of ammonia fuming of my quartersawn white oak, an...

5 09-14-2017 04:45 PM
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General Finishes Waterborne Stains

09-13-2017 10:46 PM by Mainiac Matt

Can anyone please tell me if these two are the same? The guy at the st...

7 09-14-2017 02:29 PM
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Questions on finishing pine

09-13-2017 02:31 AM by Hermit

So I’ve been working on face frames for my shop cabinets made of pine.S...

9 09-13-2017 09:05 PM
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Help Needed. How can I fix this kitchen top?

09-13-2017 07:10 PM by domado16

I ruined the finish on this kitchen counter top, from using a hand coffee...

10 09-13-2017 08:28 PM
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Small compressor.

09-13-2017 04:26 PM by richardchaos

I have a air compressor large enough to do Pneumatic gigs such as nailing and...

2 09-13-2017 07:31 PM
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Spray Gun's With Liners [Canada]

09-10-2017 02:45 AM by uMinded

I am looking to get a spray gun that is easier to clean up after. I just fini...

10 09-13-2017 01:24 AM
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Finishing logs

09-07-2017 11:44 PM by woahink

My husband and I live on the Oregon coast. We are in the process of building ...

2 09-12-2017 02:00 PM
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Kitchen bench top

09-11-2017 05:41 AM by LumberjackJames

I am planning to use a wood slab for my kitchen bench top. The slab has so...

1 09-11-2017 06:57 PM
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waterlox for dining table?

09-08-2017 04:28 AM by stevo_wis

Hi Folks,I am just putting finish on a red oak table and have loved waterlox ...

13 09-08-2017 10:23 PM
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Best chemical for removing paste wax?

08-22-2017 07:37 AM by Andybb

I made a frame for my sons diploma and put a layer of paste wax on and buffed...

20 09-08-2017 07:01 PM
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Even standing on dyed wood. SealCoat?

09-04-2017 07:38 PM by Greg

Hi Folks My stair railing was constructed of as yet identified type of woo...

2 09-08-2017 05:14 AM
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Problem with Weird Striping on Tabletop

09-07-2017 11:44 PM by algebrawl

Long time lurker, first time poster. I’m working on my first tableto...

9 09-08-2017 04:05 AM
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a crack filled with epoxy suddenly opens up on the day of delivery

08-04-2017 10:30 PM by shoichi

so on the day of delivery of my very first table for which i was gonna get pa...

70 09-07-2017 11:06 AM
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Critique my finish on this dining table

09-03-2017 11:49 AM by shoichi

as the title suggests, i’d like some honest feedback on the finish i pu...

17 09-07-2017 06:39 AM
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What to finish reclaimed lumber mantel with

08-29-2017 02:45 AM by Brandocalrizzion

We have salvaged some 4”x8” floor joists from our old house that ...

1 09-07-2017 06:38 AM
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Dealing with the bark on natural-edge items?

09-06-2017 11:15 PM by JohnMcClure

I just made a bandsaw box from red oak that includes the bark along the top e...

1 09-06-2017 11:22 PM
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Mineral oil dissolves lacquer?

09-06-2017 02:04 AM by mahdee

Hi all,Had a weird experience yesterday. Put some rubber hose that had been ...

9 09-06-2017 05:35 PM
View toolie's profile

finishing end grain cutting boards

09-06-2017 01:26 AM by toolie

I’ve started making end grain cutting boards and treating them with foo...

1 09-06-2017 02:39 AM

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