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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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Help: Pigtails in my Polyurethane Finish

12-02-2016 08:18 PM by Bulkhead

I have been working on two large soft maple desktops for a couple weeks and h...

14 12-05-2016 04:34 PM
View ajshobby's profile

Best finishes for our projects?

12-05-2016 02:38 AM by ajshobby

So in my tenure as a wood worker I never gave a real thought to how i finishe...

5 12-05-2016 02:53 PM
View HickWillis's profile

Finish for new cabinet doors?

11-30-2016 09:28 PM by HickWillis

I’m about to begin the process of building some cabinet doors for my ki...

9 12-05-2016 02:47 PM
View jonnybrophy's profile

Need paint advice...

12-03-2016 11:16 PM by jonnybrophy

Hey guys, I have no idea what to do about finishing. It has always escaped me...

3 12-05-2016 01:53 AM
View rjarman5's profile

Stain keeps showing up blochy!

11-22-2016 12:50 AM by rjarman5

Hello! This is a first post here and I’m hoping to get some good ad...

4 12-02-2016 02:12 PM
View mzimmers's profile

experience with wood hardeners?

11-30-2016 03:54 PM by mzimmers

Hi, all - I got it into my head that I wanted to do a project (a jewelry b...

6 12-02-2016 01:13 AM
View SweetTea's profile

Spraying clear Zinsser Bulls Eye Shellec

12-01-2016 01:51 PM by SweetTea

Ok guys, I have a set of cabinets and doors made out of knotty Alder that I w...

10 12-01-2016 07:41 PM
View AAANDRRREW's profile

Odd yellow color appears with Zinsser bullseyes 1-2-3

12-01-2016 01:50 PM by AAANDRRREW

Hello,I’ve been painting some golden oak colored oak trim in my home. ...

2 12-01-2016 04:07 PM
View Abn101mp's profile

The right finish for natural furniture.

11-30-2016 12:34 AM by Abn101mp

I am getting ready to make a bookshelf and coffee table for a customer, both ...

6 12-01-2016 02:06 PM
View agallant's profile

Protecting painted top on vanity.

11-30-2016 08:38 PM by agallant

My wife had a painted dresser she wants me to turn in to a dual sink vanity f...

2 12-01-2016 12:20 AM
View Alongiron's profile

Finishing Cherry

11-27-2016 11:40 PM by Alongiron

Hello fellow Woodworkers I am currently making a Cherry candle stand for m...

14 11-30-2016 02:55 AM
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11-27-2016 04:48 PM by alittleoff

Last yearI built a new workbench out of yellow pine. When I finished the top ...

12 11-29-2016 10:52 PM
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Faster Drying Alternative to Arm-R-Seal?

11-29-2016 04:05 AM by TheLastDeadMouse

I make higher end bottle carriers that get a nice glossy finish with several ...

12 11-29-2016 10:17 PM
View Carloz's profile

Polyurethane over poster

11-26-2016 05:06 AM by Carloz

I have a few posters that will be mounted in wooden frames. I have some water...

6 11-29-2016 07:53 AM
View Kelly's profile

Worlds Largest Sandpaper Eraser

11-27-2016 11:01 PM by Kelly

I was working on a door and some swirl marks came through on the stain. That...

12 11-28-2016 10:41 PM
View BigMig's profile

Arm-R-Seal over Danish Oil

11-21-2016 03:05 AM by BigMig

I made a coffee table top from Lacewood (leopardwood) and it came out nice. ...

6 11-28-2016 08:35 PM
View T0mt0M's profile

MDF and beeswax

11-28-2016 03:27 PM by T0mt0M

I have just built a boiler cupboard using MDF. As the skirting boards and do...

2 11-28-2016 05:03 PM
View Ntaskani's profile

Prefinished Birch Plywood Cabinet, type of paint

11-28-2016 02:23 AM by Ntaskani

Hello, I’m building a cabinet out of prefinished birch plywood which...

5 11-28-2016 03:38 PM
View Jeff_in_LSMO's profile

I'm just starting spraying lacquer

11-21-2016 11:34 PM by Jeff_in_LSMO

I have questions. I am familiar with spraying paint, but not lacquer. How s...

8 11-28-2016 05:57 AM
View riv111's profile

Paste wax for table saw top

06-22-2016 03:51 AM by riv111

So I recently purchased a Kobalt table saw from Lowes. The top of the table i...

12 11-28-2016 03:42 AM

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