Finishing Forum

  • Advertise with us

The finish, whether paint, wax, stain, or something else, can make or break a project. What are your tips and questions regarding finishes?

Topics Replies Last post
View andy_P's profile

Drywall Mud As A Grain Filller

08-03-2015 09:57 PM by andy_P

Have any of you ever used Drywall Mud as a grain filler for open pore woods? ...

24 08-12-2015 09:20 AM
View patcollins's profile

Tip for cleaning brushes

08-11-2015 11:18 PM by patcollins

I don’t know if this is common knowledge or it was somewhere else but I...

7 08-12-2015 05:30 AM
View Marshall's profile

Bark Inclusion Question

08-07-2015 03:02 AM by Marshall

Hey everyone, I’m working on a rocking chair, and I just finished sh...

6 08-09-2015 02:29 AM
View JUC's profile

3-M Finesse-it

07-31-2015 08:20 PM by JUC

I hope someone can help me. I have spoken with 3-M and they do not know much ...

1 08-09-2015 12:10 AM
View Kingchristo's profile

Natural Edge Yew

08-08-2015 05:35 PM by Kingchristo

I am making a few things with some natural edge yew and im just wondering wha...

1 08-08-2015 08:17 PM
View MBD's profile

Choosing a finish

08-06-2015 03:15 PM by MBD

Good Morning to all you LJ’s. I have been commissioned to do a dining ...

13 08-07-2015 06:09 PM
View walnutnut's profile

French Polish problem

08-05-2015 02:38 PM by walnutnut

I am French Polishing an ash box – it is looking great except for a spo...

5 08-06-2015 07:44 PM
View Joel_B's profile

Need advice on staining birch

08-04-2015 09:51 PM by Joel_B

I am making a nightstand out of birch.I was originally going to use GF milk p...

1 08-05-2015 03:40 AM
View HTown's profile

Paste Wood Filler

07-31-2015 10:33 PM by HTown

I was hoping for your thoughts on using paste wood filler. I’m planning...

9 08-03-2015 03:06 PM
View Woodoc's profile

Unbalanced Cherry

08-03-2015 04:39 AM by Woodoc

I’m building a cherry bookcase for my grandchildren and have reached th...

3 08-03-2015 12:14 PM
View JUC's profile


07-25-2015 06:15 PM by JUC

Would like to fill some cracks in a live edge table that run through a knot. ...

12 08-02-2015 12:17 AM
View Purrmaster's profile

No more shellac at Rockler

10-26-2012 09:02 AM by Purrmaster

I stopped in at Rockler today. I picked up one of their 2 oz bags of shellac...

23 07-31-2015 01:06 PM
View Christopher Frank's profile

Opaque Interior Stains

07-30-2015 10:12 PM by Christopher Frank

Hello, I’m trying to stain some cabinet doors and my client is looki...

2 07-31-2015 09:43 AM
View mrdupfx's profile

How to accentuate imperfections in distressed white oak

07-30-2015 08:28 PM by mrdupfx

Hi, I have a white oak tabletop originally from 200 year old barnwood. There...

2 07-30-2015 11:03 PM
View Nikel's profile

Re-Applying Aniline Dye

07-29-2015 05:52 PM by Nikel

Hi, I bought a hand made teardrop trailer and the guy who built it told me...

3 07-29-2015 09:21 PM
View schu777's profile

Fuming White Oak - Ammonia suppliers

07-28-2015 03:15 PM by schu777

I’ve been really coming up with nothing for a supplier of a high concen...

13 07-29-2015 08:33 PM
View cabbie's profile

Rubio monocoat, countertop

07-29-2015 06:25 PM by cabbie

Guys-My client wants to use the Rubio monocoat for a breakfast bar style coun...

2 07-29-2015 06:38 PM
View edwood1975's profile

Would shellac be a good finish for wood coasters?

07-29-2015 12:56 PM by edwood1975

If not what would be?

14 07-29-2015 06:19 PM
View mcg1990's profile

Unhappy with BLO finish on Cedar - Can I sand and apply something else?

07-29-2015 02:11 PM by mcg1990

I just applied one coat of BLO on a Cedar picnic table. I’d carefull...

1 07-29-2015 03:26 PM
View jmcwws's profile

looking for a Finish for timber frame project. And, Hello, I'm a noob

08-27-2014 05:36 PM by jmcwws

1st as to not be rude, I would like to say hello and thank you for being here...

14 07-29-2015 01:55 PM

« prev 1 ... 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 ... 215 next »
4286 topics

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics