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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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need info to seal old wine barrel for dog house use

07-13-2015 04:56 AM by tomana

what is the best way to weather seal an old oak wine barrel so it can be used...

16 07-15-2015 12:11 AM
View RobinDobbie's profile

Are there aftermarket lids for oil-based finishes?

07-12-2015 11:10 AM by RobinDobbie

My can of polyurethane varnish has been “abused.” Some by me, som...

10 07-13-2015 03:35 AM
View imanerd's profile

Help--Watco Danish Oil on pine doors is orange!

07-10-2015 07:39 PM by imanerd

I need advice about what to do with my doors. I used Watco Danish Oil Golden ...

6 07-11-2015 10:44 PM
View Shubha's profile

Should I be fixing the crack in this table / how could I fix it?

07-10-2015 11:23 PM by Shubha

In finishing up my table from a reclaimed bowling alley lane, I cracked the e...

11 07-11-2015 06:18 PM
View SteveInVa's profile

Problesm applying Sanding Sealer over Gel Stain

07-10-2015 07:41 PM by SteveInVa

I am at the finishing stages of project. I am retreading stairs and risers an...

0 07-10-2015 07:41 PM
View wallyginter1's profile

wipe on poly over danish oil

07-10-2015 02:44 PM by wallyginter1

iv have put 2 coats of danish oil on a little stool i made, but i want to put...

2 07-10-2015 02:58 PM
View RobinDobbie's profile

Getting a custom woodfiller to match the color of the wood

07-09-2015 09:17 PM by RobinDobbie

Luckily this accidental through-mortise happened in the back bottom of th...

2 07-09-2015 09:42 PM
View wallyginter1's profile

Fast-Drying Polyurethane VS. Wipe-On Poly

07-09-2015 03:37 PM by wallyginter1

i have seen multiple youtube videos, in which people explain how to make wipe...

2 07-09-2015 04:09 PM
View Steve's profile

Graco 295

07-09-2015 04:56 AM by Steve

Ordered a Graco model 295 sprayer two weeks ago and had it show up today,...

0 07-09-2015 04:56 AM
View shaaka's profile

Wood Sanding Tools

06-22-2015 06:19 PM by shaaka

Hello, I make cedar wood desks. I use planks that are biscuit joined and ...

3 07-09-2015 03:39 AM
View DonJ's profile

Lacquer Repair

07-08-2015 07:44 PM by DonJ

Over the course of 6-7 months, I’ve applied about 30 coats of lacquer o...

4 07-08-2015 09:55 PM
View Kaleighh's profile

Clear coat suggestions?

06-25-2015 02:00 AM by Kaleighh

Hi!I am a total novice when it comes to woodworking. I took the required cour...

9 07-08-2015 11:20 AM
View Kurt T. Kneller's profile

Restoring Antique Joiner's Mallet

07-07-2015 11:49 PM by Kurt T. Kneller

Does anyone out there have any recommendations for stripping old finish from ...

1 07-08-2015 12:20 AM
View Dale's profile

White spots on a table

07-06-2015 03:04 PM by Dale

I really hope you guys can help me with this. I have an old table that...

6 07-07-2015 02:42 PM
View skatefriday's profile

Lay flat or hang to spray?

07-02-2015 04:52 PM by skatefriday

All you spray finishers out there, when spraying a bunch ofcabinet doors or d...

19 07-06-2015 03:56 PM
View jvallee's profile

Can I do this?

07-06-2015 01:23 PM by jvallee

Newbie building her first real piece of furniture. Getting ready to assemb...

1 07-06-2015 01:35 PM
View holsterguy's profile

stain mess

07-04-2015 04:28 PM by holsterguy

Hey guys. First post hope I’m doing it right. Made an arts and crafts n...

11 07-04-2015 10:43 PM
View jimmyhopps's profile

Enduro var final coat(s) - back to back for rub out?

07-03-2015 11:30 AM by jimmyhopps

I already put down 3 coats of enduro, sanded to 500, just laid the 4th coat. ...

1 07-03-2015 07:13 PM
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strange finish defect - need help

07-01-2015 01:41 AM by jimmyhopps

I’m in the process of rubbing out a table top. started with 500 grit a...

11 07-01-2015 09:55 PM
View gcap74's profile

Issues with Mahoney's Utility Finish drying

06-25-2015 09:14 PM by gcap74

I have been making a few end grain cutting boards over the last couple of mon...

1 07-01-2015 04:45 PM

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