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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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Anyone have experience with Mica Powder?

449 days ago by rwingnut

I have made some 22 inch diameter round picture frames to look like port hole...

0 449 days ago
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Spraying glue for plastic laminates

452 days ago by Buckethead

This is less for fun, and more for work. I have found myself needing to relam...

22 451 days ago
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Staining how-to video

456 days ago by ASUAlumni02

Does anyone know of a good staining how to video…..this is the part I h...

6 451 days ago
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Girlfriend spilled nail polish remover!

455 days ago by TheBryan

Hello,My lovely Girlfriend spilled a bit of nail polish remover on the li...

25 452 days ago
View CecilD's profile

Rusting cans

464 days ago by CecilD

I took an old upright freezer last fall to put in my garage to keep my paint,...

5 452 days ago
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Sanding epoxy resin?

454 days ago by DeputyMike

I plan to build a desk soon that has voids in the top. My plan is to fill th...

4 453 days ago
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courtyard restaurant table finish

455 days ago by newtowoodworking

hello— i am relatively new to woodworking however i recently lucked ...

4 453 days ago
View MLK's profile

Earlex HVLP problems

454 days ago by MLK

I have an Earlex HVLP spray gun I use it for spraying mostly paint, stains an...

3 454 days ago
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Danish Oil Problem

454 days ago by WadeHolloway

I have just finished a changing table for my grandson that is due to be born ...

1 454 days ago
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Finish for workbench top?

454 days ago by CWN

I have two maple butcher block workbench tops that I want to give a durable f...

2 454 days ago
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Rubbing out a WB poly Finish to Satin

458 days ago by BLarge

Anybody use 4 aught steel wool to rub out a water based poly finish and have ...

4 454 days ago
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Red Oak Chest of Drawers Finish

477 days ago by BuzzBate

I’m currently working on a chest of drawers for my neice that just ...

15 455 days ago
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Even Sheen with Poly

467 days ago by Manitario

I’m in the process of finishing a slab of redwood burl. I’ve put ...

15 456 days ago
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wood glass coasters

457 days ago by sawdust99

What would be the best finish to use on the coasters as water may be a proble...

1 457 days ago
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Nail Polish on the Wooden Table

457 days ago by Tommy

OK, our foreign exchange student spilled nail polish on our wooden table. Ins...

5 457 days ago
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The Water Based Blues

459 days ago by Klickitat

Can someone please help me with repairing water based finishes that have been...

11 457 days ago
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Dark finish on trim in older homes?

459 days ago by bonobo

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

3 457 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

White glue fiasco

459 days ago by RussellAP

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

10 457 days ago
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Painting Furniture with Earlex 5500

460 days ago by firefighterontheside

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

6 459 days ago
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How do you thin GF oil base poly?

459 days ago by RussellAP

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

4 459 days ago

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