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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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Staining Birch Plywood?

09-15-2011 04:51 PM by tool_junkie

Hello, I am ready to start applying stain to a TV cabinet I recently built...

15 01-25-2015 04:05 AM
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Preparing reclaimed lumber for finish

01-24-2015 05:12 PM by Joel_B

I picked up some samples of reclaimed lumber from a local supplier I plan to ...

0 01-24-2015 05:12 PM
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help sealing MDF edges

01-23-2015 10:06 PM by MrBigHug

Hello everyone, I just picked up a grizzly router table (my first table). ...

5 01-24-2015 01:05 AM
View Eric's profile

Staining and wood movement

01-22-2015 10:15 PM by Eric

I’m making a solid wood, raised panel cabinet doors. Is it wise to sta...

8 01-23-2015 04:48 AM
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What finish to use on outdoor teak table tops for a restuarant?

01-22-2015 07:33 PM by jacktown

I have been asked to clean and finish a bunch of outdoor teak table tops for ...

6 01-23-2015 02:01 AM
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Just Danish oil, or something on top?

01-20-2015 06:42 PM by AESamuel

Hi, I have been using danish Oil to finish some small projects but I was w...

3 01-22-2015 04:00 PM
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Finishing Ziricote 1911 grips

01-22-2015 05:04 AM by Eugene Dickson

Hello, I am making a couple sets of 1911 grips from Ziricote. What would b...

2 01-22-2015 05:58 AM
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Finishing curly whit oak

01-14-2015 05:20 AM by jrhannegan

Hey guys, I am a newbie at wood working, but I am trying to build my broth...

16 01-21-2015 06:01 AM
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Refinishing Ice Box

01-17-2015 01:42 PM by jwith

I have, what I believe to be, an old ice box. This has been sitting in a base...

2 01-21-2015 02:34 AM
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earlex 5000 HVLP seal leaking

09-08-2014 08:28 PM by JesseTutt

I have had the Earlex 5000 HVLP spray system for about four years and it has ...

2 01-21-2015 01:50 AM
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UV protection coating - secret inscription

01-19-2015 04:03 PM by chomin

Hello everyone! I am looking for a coating which would help me execute a conc...

1 01-21-2015 12:52 AM
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Wax not separating from shellac mix

01-20-2015 02:41 PM by ShawnSpencer

I have some Lemon shellac flakes and mixed up a batch. I let it sit for about...

5 01-20-2015 07:43 PM
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3D Marquetrie

01-16-2015 08:25 PM by salzer

Hello, I work all my projects only with hand tools.I love to make marquetry. ...

4 01-20-2015 03:57 AM
View Eric's profile

Mixing Lacquer and Poly

01-17-2015 06:09 PM by Eric

Anyone ever put a top coat of rubbing poly over lacquer? You get the quick f...

5 01-19-2015 09:36 PM
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Spray Lacquer or spray Poly?

01-18-2015 09:29 PM by JoeinGa

So long as I’m asking about finishes…. any opinions on which is t...

9 01-19-2015 01:26 PM
View Dynamike's profile

Cedar Chest

01-12-2015 01:08 AM by Dynamike

Hi everyone. I’m new to LJ and this is my very first question so please...

5 01-19-2015 02:42 AM
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Contact cement smells!!

01-18-2015 03:08 PM by zacgooch

I built a cabinet for my car and I used dap weld wood contact cement on part ...

5 01-19-2015 01:15 AM
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Earlex 5500 tip/nozzle sizes?

03-07-2014 06:26 PM by HobbyFinisher

I have an Earlex 5500 with two tips/nozzles: 2.0 mm and 2.5 mm, and I am new ...

22 01-19-2015 12:01 AM
View JoeinGa's profile

Tung, Teak, or Danish?

01-18-2015 09:20 PM by JoeinGa

I’ve been using Tung oil on my projects for years. I really like how it...

3 01-18-2015 10:27 PM
View Brodan's profile

Staining maple

12-31-2014 01:17 PM by Brodan

I am building a maple flat screen TV stand (first furniture project) .I under...

42 01-18-2015 09:27 PM

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