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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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Tinted Lacquer for Cabinets ?'s

459 days ago by Sailor

So I have built an island for my kitchen and it’s pretty much ready to ...

13 457 days ago
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How should I stain this

458 days ago by Peteyb

Here are a couple of photos of the second crib I have built, my wife ...

6 458 days ago
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hvlp spar varnish

460 days ago by tacoma07

I was wondering if anyone had any experience spraying varnish with a hvlp gun...

15 458 days ago
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To Finish or Not to Finish

460 days ago by TheOtherJohn

Hi Folks, I’m relatively new to woodworking and recently started my ...

7 458 days ago
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Watco danish oil and poly ?

459 days ago by 1yeldud1

I have several small childs step /potty stools and I am wondering if a person...

9 458 days ago
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Purpleheart and yellowheart checkerboard - best finish?

459 days ago by Quoheleth

I’m making a checkerboard out of purpleheart and yellowheart with strai...

7 459 days ago
View indplswoodworking's profile

Staining Atlantic Birch Plywood...

459 days ago by indplswoodworking

Does anyone have any tips or tricks for staining atlantic birch plywood and h...

1 459 days ago
View markswoodcraft's profile

Finishing a bridge

461 days ago by markswoodcraft

right now my dad and i are working on a small bridge to go over my grandmas p...

5 461 days ago
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Finish vs Install

519 days ago by SouthHollow

I’m working on a built in book-case and realized that I haven’t r...

14 462 days ago
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aniline dye wood colouring

463 days ago by mikpac

I am trying to colour a violin with aniline dye,and finish it off with a varn...

6 463 days ago
View grenger's profile

Confuse ? cutting boards

463 days ago by grenger

Can anyone tell me why? Did a cutting board 1 month ago… been using ...

3 463 days ago
View rut's profile

cabinet painting woes

465 days ago by rut

This project has lasted a year. I built kitchen cabinets out of maple and pai...

22 463 days ago
View mikky's profile

laminate over laminate

495 days ago by mikky

i have a formica counter top that is pretty worn i want to lay new laminat...

5 464 days ago
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Best finish for Wenge picture frame?

465 days ago by jdalbrecht

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

1 465 days ago
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Match existing maple kitchen cabinets

466 days ago by danoaz

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

9 465 days ago
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Stick Fast CA Wood Finish

936 days ago by Razorbak91313

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

2 465 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

What glue to use?

466 days ago by RussellAP

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

16 466 days ago
View Tooch's profile

"Soaking" a Cutting board

469 days ago by Tooch

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

12 466 days ago
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Epoxy Paint w/ Sand for Stair Treads

467 days ago by Vininnh

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

4 466 days ago
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Acrylic paint over cellulose sanding sealer - Edit - IT WORKS.

474 days ago by bluekingfisher

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

9 467 days ago

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