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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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Deck Finish

430 days ago by jackthelab

Advice needed: Has anyone used any of the products for deck restoration? Th...

4 430 days ago
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cheap water based primer?

430 days ago by noone

I’ve been using Zinsser BIN as a primer on bare wood, but i’m get...

5 430 days ago
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revisiting polyshades for specific reasons.

433 days ago by dobro23

The situation is that my project is made of cheap 1/8” not real wood pa...

7 431 days ago
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Finishish for outdoor walnut chairs

432 days ago by Dj1225

Hi everyone,I would like to ask some advice on what would be the best way to...

7 431 days ago
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Finishing for Purpleheart and Rosewood (Bubinga)

432 days ago by Blackie_

Needing some assistance finishing a project, normally on all of my projects I...

11 431 days ago
View Charlie's profile

Green Hemlock board & batten - finishing schedule ?

431 days ago by Charlie

OK, so I’ve started putting up 1” thick rough sawn hemlock boards...

1 431 days ago
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time between shellac and water poly finish?

432 days ago by JesseTutt

I am trimming out a window with 1/4” oak veneer ply. I want to use she...

11 432 days ago
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Existing Kitchen Cabinets

434 days ago by MOJOE

My girlfriend purchased a home a few months ago, and the cabinets are a littl...

9 432 days ago
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Dang I hate sanding!

434 days ago by MT_Stringer

Just sayin: :-) ROS with dust collector connected to it. Air filtration un...

15 432 days ago
View Jackietreehorn's profile

Any good product to remove adhesive leftovers from fastedge

434 days ago by Jackietreehorn

I used the fast cap fast edge on this cabinet I’m building and it leave...

5 433 days ago
View Brent Smith's profile

Brand Specific Stain/Finish

438 days ago by Brent Smith

Looking into building furniture as a side business and I’m researching ...

8 433 days ago
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Maple Countertops

449 days ago by WoodYard

Presently I have Mahogany countertops that I used a tung oil mixture on. Easy...

3 435 days ago
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Question: remove paint marks over varnish

436 days ago by lepelerin

Hi, I have been asked if I could remove some paint “splashes” ...

4 435 days ago
View Steve Cherry's profile

Sticky paint

436 days ago by Steve Cherry

I made a couple of book cases a year or so ago and finished them with Olympic...

4 435 days ago
View TCCcabinetmaker's profile

Where to find

437 days ago by TCCcabinetmaker

Where would one find a brushable white lacquer? Most of the sources I’...

14 436 days ago
View kody's profile

Danish oil and clear Briwax???

437 days ago by kody

I’m making a knife block out of maple burl and finished with Danish oil...

2 437 days ago
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How to make it look 100 years old?

437 days ago by Kaleb the Swede

This is a what my family prepared dough in about 100 years ago. It still has ...

18 437 days ago
View odiefish's profile

Stain leaving wood when using wipe on poly. Project doomed?

438 days ago by odiefish

I have been working on my first real wood project. It is a aquarium stand th...

7 438 days ago
View RobertStix's profile

Any "Why-Didn't-I-Think-Of-That?" De-humidifying tricks?

439 days ago by RobertStix

Hi. New here and I’m hoping somebody else here has had the same problem...

6 438 days ago
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stain discoloration

445 days ago by Eastwestdesigns

Hello everyone Iam New to the forum and look forward to interacting with you ...

14 438 days ago

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