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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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n00b looking for advice

03-11-2014 09:43 PM by toddbg

Hi guys – I’m working on a few pieces for the garage (workbench a...

1 03-11-2014 10:12 PM
View dickjo's profile

Roybi WDS 1600

12-03-2013 03:49 PM by dickjo

I have a Roybi WDS1600 that I bought about 10 years ago and never used until ...

10 03-11-2014 03:05 PM
View Matt in Franklin's profile

Sanding Dimensional Lumber

03-09-2014 09:18 PM by Matt in Franklin

I am building a coffee table out of dimensional lumber (spruce/pine/fir). My ...

4 03-09-2014 11:25 PM
View drpdrp's profile

000 vs 0000

03-07-2014 07:45 AM by drpdrp

Uh- not knowing there was a difference I bought 0000 and I can see scratches ...

12 03-09-2014 07:10 PM
View Lazy_K's profile

at home small spray booths

03-08-2014 08:00 PM by Lazy_K

Hi, Ok, sifting through old responses is not finding me what I want. I know h...

3 03-09-2014 06:32 PM
View Nollie's profile

Smoother sliding drawers

03-09-2014 12:55 AM by Nollie

Hi,I made a Eight legged table and would like to have the drawers to slide sm...

3 03-09-2014 05:36 PM
View randyCdn's profile

Earlex 5500 and waterborne lacquers

03-05-2014 08:38 PM by randyCdn

I have an earlex 5500 and I am trying to spray waterborne lacquers (both pigm...

17 03-09-2014 04:19 AM
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Sanding to what grit for painted project

03-07-2014 05:55 PM by paxorion

Rather than hijack another thread, I wanted to know what grit I should sand a...

13 03-08-2014 11:41 PM
View Mdciolli's profile

Is my paint doomed?

02-27-2014 03:04 AM by Mdciolli

First time poster – long time reader – novice craftsman. I was...

7 03-08-2014 02:02 PM
View OldWrangler's profile

Beetle Kill Blue Pine

02-23-2014 09:30 AM by OldWrangler

This may have been answered before but I can’t find it. I just got ...

15 03-08-2014 05:16 AM
View drpdrp's profile

Aerosol vs HVLP varnish

03-07-2014 07:58 AM by drpdrp

DISCUSS! :)

7 03-08-2014 04:31 AM
View Purrmaster's profile

Painting poplar

03-06-2014 06:35 AM by Purrmaster

Hi guys. I’m going to be doing my first project that I paint. I’...

14 03-07-2014 05:35 PM
View jtm's profile

Best way to finish cherry stair treads?

03-04-2014 06:54 AM by jtm

Hi all, I’m about to finish some cherry stair treads. Here’...

1 03-06-2014 08:35 PM
View Elizabeth's profile

Finish for plywood beach toy?

02-25-2014 07:32 PM by Elizabeth

I’m going to make some sand combs for some two year olds. Like these, ...

4 03-06-2014 05:33 PM
View LearningAsIGo's profile

Do finishes expire?

02-24-2014 08:38 PM by LearningAsIGo

I bought a quart of general finishes enduro var this past weekend from Woodcr...

6 03-05-2014 11:46 PM
View ztifpatrick's profile

white spirit issue

03-05-2014 10:36 AM by ztifpatrick

I recently veneered a piece of MDF with mahogany veneer using yellow glue. It...

2 03-05-2014 08:46 PM
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Dye Question

03-02-2014 06:26 PM by WadeHolloway

I am in the process of making several boxes for my Granddaughters and all of ...

9 03-05-2014 02:18 AM
View BinghamtonEd's profile

Prefinish this toy box, then assemble? (With picture)

03-03-2014 12:19 PM by BinghamtonEd

Here is a toy box I’m working on. Construction is almost complete, jus...

4 03-03-2014 02:54 PM
View shopslave's profile

looking for advice

03-02-2014 09:44 PM by shopslave

Hello, im looking for any advice for the most appropriate finish to use on zi...

8 03-03-2014 05:55 AM
View Ocelot's profile

Water-based poly. I'm sure I'm doing it wrong.

02-21-2014 09:34 PM by Ocelot

This has been my first try at water-based finishes and I’m not too happ...

28 03-03-2014 03:46 AM

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