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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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Low angle light

02-06-2018 04:54 AM by DaveV

I see that it is often recommended that a low angled light be used to inspect...

5 02-06-2018 01:24 PM
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Sanded through padauk veneer... options?

02-05-2018 12:09 AM by JackStraw42

Heya! So this was my very first try at using veneer. I’m making a lig...

14 02-05-2018 07:39 PM
View Skim's profile

Removing mineral oil finish

01-11-2018 05:43 PM by Skim

I know this topic was discussed before but haven’t found a clear answer...

15 02-05-2018 01:51 AM
View Sark's profile

Need a super thin white filler. Any suggestions?

02-02-2018 06:06 PM by Sark

I’m making a drying rack for the kitchen which has 42 stainless steel tubes i...

15 02-04-2018 11:39 PM
View MsDeltaGuy's profile

finishing walnut question

02-04-2018 03:27 PM by MsDeltaGuy

Hello all, I have a question about some walnut lumber im working with. I a...

9 02-04-2018 08:48 PM
View cajunworkshop's profile

Small gouge on cabinet face frame need to repair

02-03-2018 12:56 PM by cajunworkshop

I have a cabinet I am building. The face frame had a 1 inch chunk that is cr...

10 02-04-2018 08:05 PM
View Aquariophile's profile

Regarding Danish oil and shellac.

01-31-2018 01:32 AM by Aquariophile

Hello. I am in the process of finishing an antique desk. If I may, I will ...

20 02-04-2018 07:38 PM
View mahdee's profile

Can I spray polyurethane on leather wrapped on wood?

02-04-2018 03:16 PM by mahdee

Just as the title said have a cane that has leather wrap on it and need to pu...

6 02-04-2018 05:53 PM
View greatview's profile

Friction Polishing question

02-03-2018 01:23 PM by greatview

I’ve been experimenting with friction polishing (1/3 shellac, 1/3 BLO, ...

8 02-03-2018 10:11 PM
View e_dogg's profile

3hp/60 gal 12.6 CFM @40 PSI; 11.3 @90 - Enough to spray stains?

02-02-2018 12:06 PM by e_dogg

I am about to start on two small bookshelves and a 48” bathroom vanity...

7 02-03-2018 12:37 AM
View LoJack's profile

In search of a black outdoor finish for green treated lumber

02-02-2018 04:56 PM by LoJack

Last summer I build myself a nice cedar deck, and wanted a pergola on it as w...

2 02-02-2018 07:02 PM
View weasel1983's profile

Hollow Body Guitar Kit Finishing Queeries

02-01-2018 02:27 PM by weasel1983

Hello All. Thanks for the quick add. I’ve been googling finishing qu...

7 02-02-2018 03:54 AM
View skidiot's profile

what to do with porous oak

01-30-2018 05:02 AM by skidiot

Hi,I recently quarter sawed some red oak boards. The figuring is spectacular...

8 01-31-2018 06:48 PM
View Rocket62's profile

Finishing Walnut, a first for me

01-29-2018 06:42 PM by Rocket62

I’m relatively new to woodworking/finishing and this is my first post &...

21 01-30-2018 09:39 PM
View Woodworkin76's profile

Birch butcher block of death

04-11-2017 04:22 PM by Woodworkin76

Hello all, I’ve been reading through the forums for over a week on f...

8 01-30-2018 09:09 PM
View Mark90's profile

Penetrating stain/oil on exterior poplar doors?

01-30-2018 01:45 PM by Mark90

I’m almost ready to glue up a set of double doors for a remodeled p...

6 01-30-2018 03:39 PM
View Karda's profile

need help with gloss paint

01-29-2018 06:26 PM by Karda

Hi, we inherited my wife parents house an being the rustoleum rep he was he ...

6 01-30-2018 07:50 AM
View AxkMan's profile

Table Top Butcher's Block Oil

01-29-2018 08:10 PM by AxkMan

Need some tips on a table top. I had glazed coated with 32 oz. of Famowood G...

5 01-30-2018 02:25 AM
View TimInIndiana's profile

Raising the grain - cutting board

01-29-2018 12:00 PM by TimInIndiana

I’m working on finishing my very first cutting board, made of walnut, m...

12 01-29-2018 07:21 PM
View simoncpj's profile

Clear or amber shellac for maple and sappele project

01-29-2018 01:29 AM by simoncpj

Any advice on which would suit it better?

3 01-29-2018 03:36 AM

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