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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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Problems with Pure Tung Oil on Claro Walnut Burls

10-19-2015 12:46 AM by Richard Anthony Charpentier

Hey Guys, I took up woodworking this past year as a hobby. I’ve found s...

3 10-19-2015 11:03 AM
View mrdupfx's profile

How do I make finished white oak look like unfinished?

10-17-2015 08:37 PM by mrdupfx

I have a white oak table, and my wife really likes the whiteish-grey that whi...

17 10-19-2015 02:36 AM
View DHaden's profile

Impregnating with resin

10-10-2015 08:57 PM by DHaden

I am looking into making my own wood lacrosse shaft(just like from my playing...

6 10-18-2015 04:55 AM
View Dave Carlisle's profile

Redwood Adirondack chairs

10-16-2015 08:03 PM by Dave Carlisle

I am considering building some adirondacks out of redwood. I’ll bet th...

6 10-17-2015 09:38 PM
View s2_bo's profile

Help please with finishing my walnut table.

10-05-2015 03:08 PM by s2_bo

Hello, I just stumbled across this forum while looking for some expert advice...

7 10-17-2015 07:45 PM
View boston_guy's profile

Getting a uniform look to textured ceiling

10-13-2015 08:15 PM by boston_guy

I’m baffled and need help. Last summer my living room ceiling was pl...

6 10-17-2015 06:01 PM
View Shuja's profile

Cleaning up wood

10-17-2015 04:24 PM by Shuja

This is part of at least 70 years old chair which I want to clean and...

0 10-17-2015 04:24 PM
View Lemarin's profile

IPE burns/black spot after belt sander usage

10-15-2015 01:45 AM by Lemarin

Hello, I am building a small IPE deck (10×12). I was using orbital...

4 10-16-2015 06:37 PM
View erika1's profile

Having a hard time with the polyurethane

10-16-2015 12:58 AM by erika1

So I am having a hard time getting an even finish with the polyurethane on a ...

10 10-16-2015 03:18 PM
View holsterguy's profile

Stickley book

10-13-2015 01:44 AM by holsterguy

Hey guys. I’m not on here an awful lot so this might have already come ...

6 10-14-2015 11:25 PM
View tegotong's profile

new table - polyurethane

10-10-2015 09:54 PM by tegotong

I have a brand new sheesham table. It looks like it has been finished with so...

3 10-13-2015 09:14 PM
View coloradotrout's profile

Older HVLP system worth considering

10-12-2015 10:04 PM by coloradotrout

What does anyone think about buying an older Fuji Q4 Pro system? The gun is...

4 10-13-2015 04:40 PM
View ClammyBallz's profile

Transtint Dye & Popping Grain

10-08-2015 08:54 PM by ClammyBallz

I picked up a bunch of Transtint dyes and made some samples of each color. My...

7 10-10-2015 12:51 AM
View Chanti's profile

Repairing wood bench

10-08-2015 03:48 PM by Chanti

Hi,I have this old bench made out of reclaimed wood. I got it from a friend ...

9 10-09-2015 10:38 PM
View jbjornling's profile

planer jammed

10-05-2015 03:04 PM by jbjornling

I have a 735, its a great machine. i try to clip any knots off the ends of th...

4 10-09-2015 03:33 AM
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HVLP gun recommendation

10-05-2015 03:02 PM by nick_name

I have been spraying with an Astura Eco/S gravity gun for years. My 60 gallon...

10 10-09-2015 12:56 AM
View kingswoodworking's profile

Need Some help on putting finishing touches on chess board

10-07-2015 09:59 PM by kingswoodworking

I have built a chess board with the top hinged to open up into the bottom are...

2 10-08-2015 01:30 AM
View Rob 's profile

Can I use acrylic over polyurethane?

10-07-2015 05:10 PM by Rob

Hey Jocks! Quick question for you. I’m finishing two crokinole boards d...

2 10-07-2015 07:06 PM
View Polly333's profile

Kitchen table

10-07-2015 05:33 PM by Polly333

Just looking for some help as this is the first piece I’ve refinished. ...

0 10-07-2015 05:33 PM
View Googlebutt's profile

Applying Arm-R-Seal to large desk top

10-05-2015 03:05 PM by Googlebutt

Hello all, I’m about to take on my first real finishing, a 30×7...

20 10-06-2015 02:14 AM

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