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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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fire repair

10-09-2014 02:02 PM by david38

A friend’s house burned down he asked me to clean a chest that had smo...

1 10-09-2014 02:08 PM
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Striping and Finishing Chairs

10-09-2014 12:43 AM by SLCWoodworker

Looking for some opinions from the community. I found these wonderful old cha...

1 10-09-2014 12:49 AM
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Refinishing oak veneer table... Citristrip? Harsher chem stripper? Orbital? Or 1/4 sheet palm?

08-17-2014 02:57 PM by Canofworms

This table has the original factory finish and what appears to be a poly coat...

10 10-08-2014 01:48 PM
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Protecting Hardwood Floors

10-06-2014 09:43 AM by TheNewbie01

Hello everyone, I’m new to the site and too woodworking as well. So her...

6 10-07-2014 03:18 PM
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Wood Preservation

10-07-2014 06:34 AM by dattashri

The term wood preservatives defines that the preservation is the process of p...

0 10-07-2014 06:34 AM
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Sanding for End Grain Cutting Boards

10-06-2014 01:37 PM by GerardW

So the good news is that I started the christmas gift projects early this yea...

8 10-06-2014 08:42 PM
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Stain won't take

10-06-2014 09:42 AM by CDtreat

Cherry wood stained sleigh bed headboard! Took off old damaged stain with for...

1 10-06-2014 11:33 AM
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Gloss or Semi-Gloss

10-04-2014 10:31 AM by becikeja

Inspired by Greg the Cajun Box Sculpture, I have decided to build an art deco...

9 10-06-2014 01:45 AM
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Stripping oak antiques furniture

10-03-2014 03:13 PM by Coils

I want to strip an antique solid oak table I inherited from my grandfather. I...

9 10-05-2014 01:11 AM
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VersaSpin 360

10-03-2014 01:12 AM by AandCstyle

I am currently finishing a project which I am spraying. I use painters’...

6 10-04-2014 01:39 AM
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leveling butcher block countertops...from the top

10-02-2014 01:57 PM by shelly_b

Hi all! I am installing butcher block countertops on cabinets I made ...

15 10-03-2014 06:38 PM
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Removing glue squeeze out from finished wood

10-02-2014 11:40 PM by mustang958

Creating a project with some salvaged oak flooring from a home that was flood...

1 10-03-2014 12:02 AM
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System Three Marine Top Coat Satin

10-02-2014 11:08 PM by RussellAP

I learned about this product from Charles Neil. I’ve been looking for a...

0 10-02-2014 11:08 PM
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Oil or wax over stain?

09-29-2014 04:12 AM by mortalwombat

I have a nice dresser that we just purchased for our new babies room and I ma...

3 10-01-2014 07:14 PM
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Rubbing out lacquer

09-30-2014 08:55 PM by DonJ

Is there a better liquid than soapy water when leveling and/or rubbing out th...

1 09-30-2014 09:03 PM
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Question about chisel handles

09-29-2014 08:17 AM by chainsawdan

So I’m a novice woodworker and I just received a lathe as a gift. I wan...

4 09-30-2014 01:13 PM
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Spray gun wrench

09-29-2014 08:20 AM by dsgreen3

I have a harbor freight spray gun, mine did not come with the nozzle wrench f...

5 09-29-2014 06:41 PM
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Refinish or start over

09-29-2014 08:27 AM by algator

I just moved to the Tampa area & have a large home with a lot of hard...

4 09-29-2014 02:26 PM
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Ink Transfer to wood

09-29-2014 08:14 AM by BigBabyWisco

Hello all, I’m refinishing my living room table copying the project ...

1 09-29-2014 08:19 AM
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Removing Poly

09-22-2014 02:00 PM by Biggamefish

I want to remove poly that didn’t dry and I tried to sand it down but i...

22 09-28-2014 05:41 PM

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