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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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Wood conditioner with dye

06-10-2013 12:24 PM by Laughran

I am finishing a coffee table made from 150 year old pine, the growth rings a...

3 06-10-2013 02:18 PM
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need tips on the finish on restaurant table tops

06-09-2013 03:51 AM by chonroy

I am building table tops for a cousins cafe’. I am building them out of...

9 06-10-2013 01:10 AM
View ToddJB's profile

How do I revive old dried out wood on an antique

06-07-2013 05:36 PM by ToddJB

All, I’m looking to freshen up the lid of this old Cuban humidor. Th...

19 06-09-2013 08:59 PM
View noone's profile

Wagner HVLP Conversion Gun. Thoughts?

06-07-2013 07:03 PM by noone

I’m getting ready to go pick this up for $40 bucks used. http://www.gl...

8 06-09-2013 12:57 AM
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Face Frame too Large for Hinges

06-07-2013 09:34 PM by seabiscuit

I purchased some Blum concealed hinges to mount my doors to my new cabinet. T...

9 06-09-2013 12:50 AM
View skeemer's profile

Finishing with Paste Wax

05-08-2013 07:07 PM by skeemer

I am finishing up a small side table that I had completed awhile back and I w...

24 06-08-2013 11:51 AM
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Clear finish

06-07-2013 04:38 PM by kimosawboy

I’m looking for a finish that would minimize darkening on the end grain...

2 06-07-2013 05:32 PM
View longleaf's profile

Hope chest guestbook

06-04-2013 07:37 AM by longleaf

Hope chest guestbookWe are renewing our vows for our 10 year anniversary. Ins...

3 06-07-2013 03:04 AM
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What exterior paint for Adirondack chairs

06-06-2013 01:43 AM by distrbd

Although I hate to paint any type of woodworking projects but my wife wants m...

6 06-07-2013 01:48 AM
View flwoodie's profile

Prevent raised grain of wood utensils?

06-05-2013 06:09 PM by flwoodie

I am looking to sell and give away some wooden utensils in the near future. B...

10 06-06-2013 09:38 PM
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Waterlox Application

05-29-2013 03:49 AM by TheWoodenOyster

Hey guys, I know there are some serious Waterlox devotees out there who sw...

13 06-06-2013 05:22 PM
View Sergio's profile

Questions on finishing with mineral oil

12-18-2012 04:01 PM by Sergio

Hello dear Jocks,I am having my first experiment with mineral oil (and any ot...

11 06-06-2013 04:11 PM
View danofpaco's profile

Heavy or Light Mineral Oil

06-04-2013 04:33 PM by danofpaco

My wife works in a pharmacy where I can get a good deal on mineral oil for fi...

12 06-05-2013 08:56 PM
View lazyoakfarm's profile

waterborn / HVLP

06-01-2013 06:21 PM by lazyoakfarm

Made a visit to Benjamin moore dealer and they recommend the following paints...

11 06-05-2013 01:31 PM
View Stormy's profile

How to stop fisheye.

05-31-2013 08:14 PM by Stormy

I’m refinishing a blanket chest top. Grandson scratched a heart and &#...

27 06-05-2013 02:07 AM
View Charlie's profile

bare HVLP turbine

06-03-2013 10:36 PM by Charlie

I may have an opportunity to pick up a 6PSI, 65CFM turbine for $10. It’...

7 06-04-2013 09:16 PM
View adamclyde's profile

finishing recommendations for a walnut writing desk

06-03-2013 06:37 PM by adamclyde

I’m in the process of making a antique-style schoolhouse writing desk. ...

5 06-04-2013 02:13 PM
View yellowtruck75's profile

Finish for outdoor walnut furniture (covered porch)

06-03-2013 04:34 PM by yellowtruck75

I got a request from a potential client for a pair if walnut Maloof rockers t...

2 06-03-2013 09:27 PM
View Encee's profile

Matching aged paint

06-02-2013 10:12 AM by Encee

About 5 years ago I painted my kitchen cabinets white. I used Sherwin Willia...

3 06-03-2013 02:25 AM
View lanwater's profile

Sealing the grain with car putty.

07-16-2011 08:23 AM by lanwater

During a recent trip, I saw a finisher use car putty all over a bed he was fi...

37 06-02-2013 03:56 AM

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