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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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cheap water based primer?

458 days ago by noone

I’ve been using Zinsser BIN as a primer on bare wood, but i’m get...

5 458 days ago
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revisiting polyshades for specific reasons.

460 days ago by dobro23

The situation is that my project is made of cheap 1/8” not real wood pa...

7 458 days ago
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Finishish for outdoor walnut chairs

460 days ago by Dj1225

Hi everyone,I would like to ask some advice on what would be the best way to...

7 459 days ago
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Finishing for Purpleheart and Rosewood (Bubinga)

460 days ago by Blackie_

Needing some assistance finishing a project, normally on all of my projects I...

11 459 days ago
View Charlie's profile

Green Hemlock board & batten - finishing schedule ?

459 days ago by Charlie

OK, so I’ve started putting up 1” thick rough sawn hemlock boards...

1 459 days ago
View JesseTutt's profile

time between shellac and water poly finish?

460 days ago by JesseTutt

I am trimming out a window with 1/4” oak veneer ply. I want to use she...

11 459 days ago
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Existing Kitchen Cabinets

461 days ago by MOJOE

My girlfriend purchased a home a few months ago, and the cabinets are a littl...

9 459 days ago
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Dang I hate sanding!

462 days ago by MT_Stringer

Just sayin: :-) ROS with dust collector connected to it. Air filtration un...

15 460 days ago
View Jackietreehorn's profile

Any good product to remove adhesive leftovers from fastedge

462 days ago by Jackietreehorn

I used the fast cap fast edge on this cabinet I’m building and it leave...

5 460 days ago
View Brent Smith's profile

Brand Specific Stain/Finish

465 days ago by Brent Smith

Looking into building furniture as a side business and I’m researching ...

8 461 days ago
View WoodYard's profile

Maple Countertops

476 days ago by WoodYard

Presently I have Mahogany countertops that I used a tung oil mixture on. Easy...

3 462 days ago
View lepelerin's profile

Question: remove paint marks over varnish

464 days ago by lepelerin

Hi, I have been asked if I could remove some paint “splashes” ...

4 463 days ago
View Steve Cherry's profile

Sticky paint

463 days ago by Steve Cherry

I made a couple of book cases a year or so ago and finished them with Olympic...

4 463 days ago
View TCCcabinetmaker's profile

Where to find

464 days ago by TCCcabinetmaker

Where would one find a brushable white lacquer? Most of the sources I’...

14 463 days ago
View kody's profile

Danish oil and clear Briwax???

464 days ago by kody

I’m making a knife block out of maple burl and finished with Danish oil...

2 464 days ago
View Kaleb the Swede's profile

How to make it look 100 years old?

465 days ago by Kaleb the Swede

This is a what my family prepared dough in about 100 years ago. It still has ...

18 465 days ago
View odiefish's profile

Stain leaving wood when using wipe on poly. Project doomed?

466 days ago by odiefish

I have been working on my first real wood project. It is a aquarium stand th...

7 465 days ago
View RobertStix's profile

Any "Why-Didn't-I-Think-Of-That?" De-humidifying tricks?

467 days ago by RobertStix

Hi. New here and I’m hoping somebody else here has had the same problem...

6 465 days ago
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stain discoloration

472 days ago by Eastwestdesigns

Hello everyone Iam New to the forum and look forward to interacting with you ...

14 466 days ago
View AaronG's profile

Considering first finishing project - dark stained contemporary bed - and have a few questions!

467 days ago by AaronG

Hi all,I am here after watching a few wood whisperer videos on youtube, and s...

3 466 days ago

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