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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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Question about finishing an outdoor table

12-17-2013 05:47 PM by golfer12

i was wondering if I could finish an outdoor cedar table with Watco Danish oi...

4 12-17-2013 10:33 PM
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General Finishes Enduro Pigmented Poly

12-17-2013 06:39 PM by SuperCubber

Hello folks, I’m wondering if anyone here has experience with Genera...

0 12-17-2013 06:39 PM
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Sanding dust + glue repair drying too dark?

12-16-2013 04:50 PM by daviddoria

I have some small cracks that I am trying to repair. I’ve read that mak...

9 12-17-2013 05:33 PM
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Spraying in a garage

12-14-2013 02:53 PM by grelcar

I am seriously thinking about picking up an Earlex Spray Station. It seems to...

11 12-17-2013 02:36 PM
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Poly choice and why

12-04-2013 04:13 AM by tri4funnow

So I’m new to wood working and tackled a big second project…dinni...

25 12-17-2013 01:53 PM
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Cutting board finishing?

12-16-2013 11:26 AM by indianajoe

My son and I are finishing our first ever cutting boards for Christmas and ar...

7 12-17-2013 05:25 AM
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wood finishing

12-02-2013 02:40 PM by pete69

good morning everyone, hope all is well. I have some wood slams that i am mak...

13 12-16-2013 09:32 PM
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Cherry Kitchen Cabinet Finishing

12-13-2013 05:27 PM by oldhouse1850

I’m new to this forum and look forward to hearing from all of you exper...

12 12-16-2013 06:24 AM
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fill or leave?

12-15-2013 04:49 PM by docspencer

I made a new small tray and it has a crack in the bottom. Can’t decide ...

13 12-16-2013 02:44 AM
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Waterlox / Air Bubbles

12-15-2013 09:06 PM by handystanley

Last night I applied the fifth coat of Waterlox on a walnut bathroom countert...

1 12-15-2013 10:23 PM
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Endurovar over Shellac over Pure Tung Oil

12-15-2013 04:18 AM by clickbangboom

Hi Everyone, I’ve been reading around and there’s a more than ...

5 12-15-2013 07:35 PM
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Looking for primer on finishing

12-15-2013 03:34 PM by Farrout

Tung oil, stains, shellac, lacquer, and all that stuff.Up until now, everythi...

3 12-15-2013 04:15 PM
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Flocking question

12-15-2013 03:06 AM by Bieser

I made some Christmas boxes. I did flocking on the interior of the box. I hav...

3 12-15-2013 05:36 AM
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Behlens Rock Hard Varnish

12-13-2013 01:20 AM by Gerald Thompson

I plan on using this varnish, with a top grade brush, on a walnut or cherry b...

1 12-13-2013 03:28 AM
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[Poly] Finish all sides at once or one at a time? Control drips?

12-11-2013 09:06 PM by ChuckH

I’d like to hear how people finishing boards. I’m using Minwax P...

5 12-13-2013 02:49 AM
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Question about finishing oak ply

12-12-2013 07:58 PM by RussellAP

I made the door to the vanity using 3/4 oak with a 1/4 slot for the door pane...

2 12-12-2013 08:06 PM
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Question: trying to make it darker

12-02-2013 03:58 PM by danr

Hello to all of you who are better at finishing than I (which would be all of...

16 12-12-2013 07:08 PM
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How/When To Remove Excess Glue from Glue-ups

12-06-2013 05:02 PM by Todd

I’ve already done a few projects but I always wonder: how and when shou...

28 12-10-2013 09:49 PM
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First project help

12-09-2013 02:31 PM by stxdeadI

I’m a new member here and it looks like there’s a ton of informat...

3 12-10-2013 03:46 PM
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reclaimed wood finishing

12-10-2013 12:41 AM by drpdrp

Suggestions on the balance between all of the texture and scarring adding to ...

4 12-10-2013 03:40 PM

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