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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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Dark finish on trim in older homes?

452 days ago by bonobo

I’ve found some discussion on replicating old trim finishes but wondere...

3 450 days ago
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White glue fiasco

452 days ago by RussellAP

I do inlays of powder and crushed stones. I’ve been using CA glue but i...

10 450 days ago
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Painting Furniture with Earlex 5500

452 days ago by firefighterontheside

I am new to this site, but I have read many good posts when I have googled th...

6 452 days ago
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How do you thin GF oil base poly?

452 days ago by RussellAP

I left the can open last night. It looks like the same consistency, but I sho...

4 452 days ago
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wenge help with finishing

741 days ago by polishcarpenter

making contempory island and have oil spots on a lot of pieces can they be re...

2 453 days ago
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Need help with glazing process

454 days ago by JohnPockets

I am building a shelf, and I’m going to glaze coat it with bar top glaz...

2 454 days ago
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Finishing with tung oil

462 days ago by pgc

I have a number of pieces of Poplar and Basswood that I would like to finish ...

5 454 days ago
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Sealing Maple before Danish oil finish

454 days ago by danoaz

This is actually a continuation of recommendations from you guys to use a Gol...

2 454 days ago
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veneer glue

454 days ago by geauxtiger

The info I’v read about wood to wood veneer mentions contact cement. I...

8 454 days ago
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Dining table finish

551 days ago by USMCSergeant

I’m finishing up a maple burl live edge dining table, this is my first ...

37 454 days ago
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Tinted Lacquer for Cabinets ?'s

456 days ago by Sailor

So I have built an island for my kitchen and it’s pretty much ready to ...

13 454 days ago
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How should I stain this

455 days ago by Peteyb

Here are a couple of photos of the second crib I have built, my wife ...

6 455 days ago
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hvlp spar varnish

457 days ago by tacoma07

I was wondering if anyone had any experience spraying varnish with a hvlp gun...

15 455 days ago
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To Finish or Not to Finish

457 days ago by TheOtherJohn

Hi Folks, I’m relatively new to woodworking and recently started my ...

7 455 days ago
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Watco danish oil and poly ?

456 days ago by 1yeldud1

I have several small childs step /potty stools and I am wondering if a person...

9 455 days ago
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Purpleheart and yellowheart checkerboard - best finish?

456 days ago by Quoheleth

I’m making a checkerboard out of purpleheart and yellowheart with strai...

7 456 days ago
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Staining Atlantic Birch Plywood...

456 days ago by indplswoodworking

Does anyone have any tips or tricks for staining atlantic birch plywood and h...

1 456 days ago
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Finishing a bridge

458 days ago by markswoodcraft

right now my dad and i are working on a small bridge to go over my grandmas p...

5 458 days ago
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Finish vs Install

516 days ago by SouthHollow

I’m working on a built in book-case and realized that I haven’t r...

14 459 days ago
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aniline dye wood colouring

460 days ago by mikpac

I am trying to colour a violin with aniline dye,and finish it off with a varn...

6 460 days ago

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