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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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Best finish for Wenge picture frame?

452 days ago by jdalbrecht

Hi, everyone. I am making a picture frame out of wenge for my wife and I was ...

1 452 days ago
View danoaz's profile

Match existing maple kitchen cabinets

454 days ago by danoaz

I am a novice with a itch to try and do a kitchen cabinet that would not conn...

9 453 days ago
View Razorbak91313's profile

Stick Fast CA Wood Finish

924 days ago by Razorbak91313

I have just started using CA to finsih wood rings/bracelets and bought a R...

2 453 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

What glue to use?

454 days ago by RussellAP

I’ve been doing inlays in some of my work. I have a hedge slab that has...

16 453 days ago
View Tooch's profile

"Soaking" a Cutting board

456 days ago by Tooch

So I am trying to mass produce cutting blocks to sell as a fundraiser to buy ...

12 453 days ago
View Vininnh's profile

Epoxy Paint w/ Sand for Stair Treads

454 days ago by Vininnh

I’m thinking of using epoxy with sand on my basement stair treads (3/4&...

4 453 days ago
View bluekingfisher's profile

Acrylic paint over cellulose sanding sealer - Edit - IT WORKS.

461 days ago by bluekingfisher

Ladies/Gents/All, I am about to undertake a project where I will be exposi...

9 454 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

Mineral oil and bees wax

457 days ago by RussellAP

I now have the raw ingredients to make a finish that I’ve seen in video...

18 454 days ago
View Txjeff's profile

Need Help Finishing Dining Room Table

486 days ago by Txjeff

I need help with finishing a dining room table, here is a summary of the proj...

6 454 days ago
View ScottinTexas's profile

Shellac as final finish?

534 days ago by ScottinTexas

I am making a dart board cabinet that is Sipo with Cherry inlay. My plan was...

78 455 days ago
View bryanstryin's profile

curly maple

455 days ago by bryanstryin

Hello, my name is Bryan . I wanted to no what can I do about tear out on this...

13 455 days ago
View josephos's profile

Please help!!!!!! Poly question from a newbie

455 days ago by josephos

I’m a new woodworker and I followed some bad advice. After carefully b...

11 455 days ago
View newwoodbutcher's profile

Mahogany blend

456 days ago by newwoodbutcher

I’m installing a Mahogany screen door and surround (built in place) for...

7 455 days ago
View mporter's profile

stains vs dyes

498 days ago by mporter

Ok, so what is the difference? I know it is probably a stupid question, but I...

12 456 days ago
View Odiferous's profile

Plywood in the shop

459 days ago by Odiferous

I’m working on a router table out of 1/2” baltic birch ply, and t...

14 456 days ago
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457 days ago by WOODIE1

Ok I am refinishing a coffee table and has used General Finished gel stain as...

3 457 days ago
View lynng's profile

Help with sealing end grain

459 days ago by lynng

I built some adirondack chairs using port orford cedar. I would like to seal...

7 457 days ago
View Cleveland222's profile

Finishing Brazilian Hardwood with Teak Oil not going well..... Please help.

713 days ago by Cleveland222

Hello all. I am in the finishing stages of two desk-tops that I made from ...

30 458 days ago
View JoeMurphy's profile

Help with matching table fininsh

459 days ago by JoeMurphy

Hello, I figure someone here will be able to set me in the right direction. ...

8 459 days ago
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Suggestions for Removing Scratches from Harwood floor

1071 days ago by tooldad

Our dining area has great oak 2 1/4” hardwood floor. There is a light ...

7 459 days ago

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