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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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View MattyMattAg's profile

Finishing over paint question...

08-16-2014 09:19 PM by MattyMattAg

I used a semi gloss paint from SW on some game boards I made and am going to ...

7 08-17-2014 03:14 AM
View starmaykr's profile

How do I finish interior Cedar wall paneling yet keep the aroma?

08-11-2014 05:31 PM by starmaykr

My wife has a rather extreme dislike of all pests (rodents,insects etc.). For...

11 08-16-2014 07:35 PM
View patrad's profile

Refinishing Toolbox

08-06-2014 01:44 PM by patrad

I have this old Stanley toolbox from a grandfather and wondering best way to ...

7 08-15-2014 02:18 AM
View notdan's profile

Finishing a bookcase - Paste Wax?

08-13-2014 01:17 AM by notdan

I built a pine bookcase for a baby/kid’s room (will have books, toys, b...

13 08-15-2014 02:11 AM
View CharlesA's profile

Delta Shopmaster Downdraft Table

08-14-2014 04:27 PM by CharlesA

I’ve never had a downdraft table. Worth $25 from CL? I’ve read ...

5 08-14-2014 05:04 PM
View robscastle's profile

Using a scraper to finish equalivent Grit rating?

08-13-2014 12:12 AM by robscastle

I was using my scraper on some QLD Walnut and I found the scraper produced wh...

6 08-14-2014 10:11 AM
View Chad1172's profile

Finishing a chessboard-Walnut, Maple, and Cherry

08-11-2014 05:28 PM by Chad1172

Hello,I just finished construction of a chessboard for my son. The edges are...

7 08-13-2014 02:08 PM
View Bill White's profile

Cleaning leather table tops.....

08-12-2014 07:56 PM by Bill White

I’m sure you’ve all seen them. The leather desk/table top insert...

3 08-13-2014 12:32 AM
View Bill1974's profile

Does spraying on a finish waste a lot? Or is it just me?

08-12-2014 04:16 PM by Bill1974

I have only made a few pieces of furniture and I have, either used a rattle c...

4 08-12-2014 07:13 PM
View Canofworms's profile

High build sandable primer?? Enclosed front porch..

08-11-2014 02:57 PM by Canofworms

So you know what a front porch FLOOR paint job often looks like after 100 yea...

13 08-12-2014 03:32 PM
View TopamaxSurvivor's profile

Goo Gone discovery for paint removal from finished surface

08-11-2014 12:31 AM by TopamaxSurvivor

I had some spray paint on a stained and finished door do to less than perfect...

9 08-12-2014 03:42 AM
View JohnMcD348's profile

Need advice on finish(es) for Garage workbench

08-10-2014 12:48 PM by JohnMcD348

I’ve got my workbench designed and will start building it in a few days...

6 08-12-2014 03:32 AM
View pariswoodworking's profile

Picking a finish

08-07-2014 09:31 PM by pariswoodworking

For awhile now, I’ve used polyurethane, and I’m pretty much fed u...

12 08-11-2014 05:37 PM
View jonsprague0000's profile

Cherry fuming color

08-08-2014 04:52 AM by jonsprague0000

I’m building a dining room table out of Cherry and am exper...

11 08-11-2014 04:05 PM
View Canofworms's profile

Is spar varnish okay to put on top of quick drying polyurethane?

08-10-2014 01:55 PM by Canofworms

I’m finishing a hope slab and a butcher block from IKEA and I’m n...

8 08-11-2014 04:04 PM
View marcbousquet's profile

Need some advice on finishing

08-10-2014 08:51 PM by marcbousquet

My parents recently dropped off an old White sewing machine w...

2 08-10-2014 09:46 PM
View Keith Kelly's profile

Kids Table Complete, Getting Queasy.

08-08-2014 03:03 AM by Keith Kelly

The Hickory/Pecan kids dining room table I’ve been working on for month...

12 08-10-2014 12:25 PM
View patcollins's profile

Clear Protective finish for painted surfaces

07-31-2014 08:39 PM by patcollins

I am thinking about painting my cheap ugly kitchen cabinets and have read abo...

1 08-10-2014 04:17 AM
View johnnygofast's profile

Grandpa's home made recipe

07-29-2014 01:23 PM by johnnygofast

My grandad made his own wood stain that had a beautiful red tint to it. The o...

1 08-10-2014 02:54 AM
View jimmyhopps's profile

How much orange peel to sand out before next coat of Enduro?

08-08-2014 09:59 PM by jimmyhopps

I have applied my first ever coat of spray finish via the Earlux 5500 to a 6&...

1 08-10-2014 02:17 AM

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