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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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Waterlox Application

451 days ago by TheWoodenOyster

Hey guys, I know there are some serious Waterlox devotees out there who sw...

13 443 days ago
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Questions on finishing with mineral oil

613 days ago by Sergio

Hello dear Jocks,I am having my first experiment with mineral oil (and any ot...

11 443 days ago
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Heavy or Light Mineral Oil

445 days ago by danofpaco

My wife works in a pharmacy where I can get a good deal on mineral oil for fi...

12 443 days ago
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waterborn / HVLP

447 days ago by lazyoakfarm

Made a visit to Benjamin moore dealer and they recommend the following paints...

11 444 days ago
View Stormy's profile

How to stop fisheye.

448 days ago by Stormy

I’m refinishing a blanket chest top. Grandson scratched a heart and &#...

27 444 days ago
View Charlie's profile

bare HVLP turbine

445 days ago by Charlie

I may have an opportunity to pick up a 6PSI, 65CFM turbine for $10. It’...

7 444 days ago
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finishing recommendations for a walnut writing desk

445 days ago by adamclyde

I’m in the process of making a antique-style schoolhouse writing desk. ...

5 445 days ago
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Finish for outdoor walnut furniture (covered porch)

446 days ago by yellowtruck75

I got a request from a potential client for a pair if walnut Maloof rockers t...

2 445 days ago
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BLO and Shellac finish

453 days ago by Straightbowed

Im finishing a cherry coffee table it is old dark cherry lumber that I found ...

14 446 days ago
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Matching aged paint

447 days ago by Encee

About 5 years ago I painted my kitchen cabinets white. I used Sherwin Willia...

3 446 days ago
View lanwater's profile

Sealing the grain with car putty.

1134 days ago by lanwater

During a recent trip, I saw a finisher use car putty all over a bed he was fi...

37 447 days ago
View RobertStix's profile

Between Danish Oil & Varnish?

448 days ago by RobertStix

Hi – first of all…WHOA! I’m blown away by the accumulated k...

6 447 days ago
View Kwit's profile

OK -What's the deal with Cedar ?

448 days ago by Kwit

I’m building a fence with 1×6x6 cedar pickets attached to PTframin...

2 448 days ago
View Lee Barker's profile

Have you any experience in dipping small pine products in dye?

449 days ago by Lee Barker

Think of a point of purchase display. End grain as well as flat grain. Cust...

2 448 days ago
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Finishing aromatic cedar

449 days ago by Paddywhack

I have two book matched slabs of aromatic cedar I’m turning into a tab...

6 448 days ago
View Ben's profile

Finish for commercial coffee bar?

451 days ago by Ben

I’m finishing up a custom cabinet/bar job for a small coffee shop.The c...

5 449 days ago
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In need of a sea worthy finish.

449 days ago by woodcox

My father retired to the Oregon coast a few years ago and has since taken up ...

8 449 days ago
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Red Oak Garden Bench Seat

450 days ago by danoaz

Novice here – See photo of red oak garden bench that I built for my wif...

7 450 days ago
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does water based poly have problems with humidity?

450 days ago by JesseTutt

Usually I work with oil based finishes and will not spray in high humidity. ...

4 450 days ago
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Creating Black stains in red oak from steel nails.

454 days ago by PaulfromVictor

I want to use steel nails in red oak to create black stains, or even better b...

12 450 days ago

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