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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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Fixing a blemish on a new table

486 days ago by Jordan_0519

So, a buddy of mine’s wife was doing some arts and crafts on their bran...

4 478 days ago
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Fill and refinish exterior door

479 days ago by TopamaxSurvivor

A few days ago there was a thread about repairing an exterior door. There we...

3 479 days ago
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need advice for glue

481 days ago by jeffswildwood

Just finished a project and have all the parts ready for assemble. I found ou...

4 479 days ago
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Anyone have experience with Mica Powder?

479 days ago by rwingnut

I have made some 22 inch diameter round picture frames to look like port hole...

0 479 days ago
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Spraying glue for plastic laminates

482 days ago by Buckethead

This is less for fun, and more for work. I have found myself needing to relam...

22 481 days ago
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Staining how-to video

486 days ago by ASUAlumni02

Does anyone know of a good staining how to video…..this is the part I h...

6 481 days ago
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Girlfriend spilled nail polish remover!

485 days ago by TheBryan

Hello,My lovely Girlfriend spilled a bit of nail polish remover on the li...

25 482 days ago
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Rusting cans

494 days ago by CecilD

I took an old upright freezer last fall to put in my garage to keep my paint,...

5 482 days ago
View DeputyMike's profile

Sanding epoxy resin?

484 days ago by DeputyMike

I plan to build a desk soon that has voids in the top. My plan is to fill th...

4 483 days ago
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courtyard restaurant table finish

485 days ago by newtowoodworking

hello— i am relatively new to woodworking however i recently lucked ...

4 483 days ago
View MLK's profile

Earlex HVLP problems

484 days ago by MLK

I have an Earlex HVLP spray gun I use it for spraying mostly paint, stains an...

3 484 days ago
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Danish Oil Problem

484 days ago by WadeHolloway

I have just finished a changing table for my grandson that is due to be born ...

1 484 days ago
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Finish for workbench top?

484 days ago by CWN

I have two maple butcher block workbench tops that I want to give a durable f...

2 484 days ago
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Rubbing out a WB poly Finish to Satin

488 days ago by BLarge

Anybody use 4 aught steel wool to rub out a water based poly finish and have ...

4 484 days ago
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Red Oak Chest of Drawers Finish

507 days ago by BuzzBate

I’m currently working on a chest of drawers for my neice that just ...

15 485 days ago
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Even Sheen with Poly

497 days ago by Manitario

I’m in the process of finishing a slab of redwood burl. I’ve put ...

15 486 days ago
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wood glass coasters

487 days ago by sawdust99

What would be the best finish to use on the coasters as water may be a proble...

1 487 days ago
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Nail Polish on the Wooden Table

487 days ago by Tommy

OK, our foreign exchange student spilled nail polish on our wooden table. Ins...

5 487 days ago
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The Water Based Blues

489 days ago by Klickitat

Can someone please help me with repairing water based finishes that have been...

11 487 days ago
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Dark finish on trim in older homes?

489 days ago by bonobo

I’ve found some discussion on replicating old trim finishes but wondere...

3 487 days ago

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