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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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file cabinet question

03-17-2015 03:35 PM by AAANDRRREW

Hi All, I have a small wooden file cabinet. I believe it’s mdf or s...

2 03-17-2015 03:44 PM
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Refinishing Black walnut table with danish oil

03-16-2015 02:44 PM by BigJohnW

I am refinishing a table made by my father in the 1970’s. It is made o...

2 03-17-2015 12:50 AM
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Hardboard skin

03-12-2015 04:13 PM by DmpJoe

I am working on a display case that is about 6’ x 4’. The border...

1 03-16-2015 04:39 AM
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Tinting QSWO to match

03-08-2015 05:04 PM by CharlesA

I’m building something out of QSWO and need to match the color to the e...

15 03-15-2015 10:54 PM
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General Finishes Milk Paint sprayed with HVLP Fuji XPC

03-15-2015 06:14 AM by Hartworks

So I am doing a large media center for a customer and had some material on ha...

5 03-15-2015 02:06 PM
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Black Splines

03-14-2015 03:04 PM by sawdust99

How can I make some 1/8 splines that need to be black? They are for splines i...

9 03-15-2015 05:05 AM
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leaving finish in an Earlex 5500?

03-12-2015 04:59 PM by WoodNSawdust

I was told at the recent Woodworking Show that you only needed to clean the g...

7 03-14-2015 08:31 AM
View TDog77's profile

HELP need a quick fix for my old cabinet doors finished with tongue oil for house sell

08-24-2013 01:44 AM by TDog77

So long story short I have not posted here in a while due to the fact we are ...

11 03-13-2015 05:40 PM
View Adrock1's profile

help me design a finishing system ....

03-11-2015 09:56 PM by Adrock1

So now that I am in a new home I am working on upgrading my garage shop. I...

8 03-12-2015 12:46 PM
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Removing dust nibs between coats without scratches Waterlox

03-07-2015 10:14 PM by Wildbrookies

Tortured! Help! You guys can relate, I’m sure… Anyways. I am usin...

12 03-12-2015 06:16 AM
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Live Edge Walnut Mantel-- finish questions

03-11-2015 01:12 AM by Nirider

First time poster!! Purchased a large walnut slab that is now dry and ready ...

1 03-12-2015 02:01 AM
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UV Wood Finishing In Small Shop

03-11-2015 07:36 AM by Wildbrookies

Hi All.I am a professional furniture maker working out of a 900sqft shop. I ...

2 03-11-2015 11:21 PM
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I am looking to get Grizzly 37 inch drum sander

03-10-2015 02:46 AM by ryan86

I run a small woodshop that makes custom tables and cutting boards. When I st...

11 03-11-2015 07:38 PM
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Cherry end tables finish plan

03-06-2015 10:19 AM by bbasiaga

I’m working with Cherry for the first time on a set of endtables and a ...

23 03-10-2015 11:23 PM
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Prepairing veneered ash for colortone dye and this appears?!?

02-22-2015 06:59 PM by Lowlightbw

Hi all,I found a plywood eames loung chair in white ash that had ...

11 03-10-2015 07:53 PM
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Antique Woodworking Bench

03-10-2015 04:35 PM by stropper

Hi everyone, My name is Sean and I’m new to this site and new to woodworki...

6 03-10-2015 06:37 PM
View Sparks8286's profile

1918 Lee Enfield No. 1 SMLE MkIII* Stock Finish?

03-08-2015 05:26 AM by Sparks8286

I’m in the process of rebuilding this gun that I recently found in ...

18 03-10-2015 02:39 AM
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Refinishing old oiled wood table

03-09-2015 03:10 AM by johnLT

Well, I finished the remodel of the kitchen but now the oak table does not ma...

11 03-09-2015 08:43 PM
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Varnish vs lacquer and application

03-08-2015 04:49 PM by farmersteve

So what’s the difference between varnish and lacquer resins and applica...

1 03-08-2015 05:08 PM
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Ammonia Fuming white oak question

03-07-2015 11:37 PM by sanfranciscocedarco

I am going to fume some table tops that I am building. There are 7 of them an...

5 03-08-2015 03:45 AM

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