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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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wipe on poly over danish oil

07-10-2015 02:44 PM by wallyginter1

iv have put 2 coats of danish oil on a little stool i made, but i want to put...

2 07-10-2015 02:58 PM
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Getting a custom woodfiller to match the color of the wood

07-09-2015 09:17 PM by RobinDobbie

Luckily this accidental through-mortise happened in the back bottom of th...

2 07-09-2015 09:42 PM
View wallyginter1's profile

Fast-Drying Polyurethane VS. Wipe-On Poly

07-09-2015 03:37 PM by wallyginter1

i have seen multiple youtube videos, in which people explain how to make wipe...

2 07-09-2015 04:09 PM
View Steve's profile

Graco 295

07-09-2015 04:56 AM by Steve

Ordered a Graco model 295 sprayer two weeks ago and had it show up today,...

0 07-09-2015 04:56 AM
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Wood Sanding Tools

06-22-2015 06:19 PM by shaaka

Hello, I make cedar wood desks. I use planks that are biscuit joined and ...

3 07-09-2015 03:39 AM
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Lacquer Repair

07-08-2015 07:44 PM by DonJ

Over the course of 6-7 months, I’ve applied about 30 coats of lacquer o...

4 07-08-2015 09:55 PM
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Clear coat suggestions?

06-25-2015 02:00 AM by Kaleighh

Hi!I am a total novice when it comes to woodworking. I took the required cour...

9 07-08-2015 11:20 AM
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Restoring Antique Joiner's Mallet

07-07-2015 11:49 PM by Kurt T. Kneller

Does anyone out there have any recommendations for stripping old finish from ...

1 07-08-2015 12:20 AM
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White spots on a table

07-06-2015 03:04 PM by Dale

I really hope you guys can help me with this. I have an old table that...

6 07-07-2015 02:42 PM
View skatefriday's profile

Lay flat or hang to spray?

07-02-2015 04:52 PM by skatefriday

All you spray finishers out there, when spraying a bunch ofcabinet doors or d...

19 07-06-2015 03:56 PM
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Can I do this?

07-06-2015 01:23 PM by jvallee

Newbie building her first real piece of furniture. Getting ready to assemb...

1 07-06-2015 01:35 PM
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stain mess

07-04-2015 04:28 PM by holsterguy

Hey guys. First post hope I’m doing it right. Made an arts and crafts n...

11 07-04-2015 10:43 PM
View jimmyhopps's profile

Enduro var final coat(s) - back to back for rub out?

07-03-2015 11:30 AM by jimmyhopps

I already put down 3 coats of enduro, sanded to 500, just laid the 4th coat. ...

1 07-03-2015 07:13 PM
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strange finish defect - need help

07-01-2015 01:41 AM by jimmyhopps

I’m in the process of rubbing out a table top. started with 500 grit a...

11 07-01-2015 09:55 PM
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Issues with Mahoney's Utility Finish drying

06-25-2015 09:14 PM by gcap74

I have been making a few end grain cutting boards over the last couple of mon...

1 07-01-2015 04:45 PM
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Question About Tinting Oil Based Polyurethane

06-17-2015 04:05 PM by Targa

I recently added some additional kitchen cabinets finished in a merlot/Bordea...

11 06-30-2015 11:50 PM
View Ntaskani's profile

Finishing Cedar and Maple

06-30-2015 03:35 AM by Ntaskani

I need advice on how to finish a coffee table I’m working on. The leg...

2 06-30-2015 05:50 AM
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Painting MDF To High Gloss Enamel

06-27-2015 09:04 PM by Adamal

I’m in the midst of building a couple of bookshelf speakers out of MDF....

4 06-28-2015 04:31 PM
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Lock in dye with spray shellac before wiping on water based finish?

06-28-2015 12:20 PM by jimmyhopps

So I’ve dyed my table legs with transtint. On the sample boards IR...

7 06-28-2015 03:31 PM
View skatefriday's profile

Contract finishing in the Los Angeles area?

06-25-2015 05:03 PM by skatefriday

Ok. I give up. I do not have the skill/tools/materials required to do prope...

4 06-26-2015 04:41 AM

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