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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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Rockler Mixing Mate

01-09-2014 04:54 AM by andy_P

Just curious if anyone has had some experience with Rockler’s Mixing Ma...

4 01-10-2014 03:17 PM
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Zebra wood slingshot and some questions

10-14-2013 10:35 AM by Slingshotman

I am new on this forum and would like to show my most recent work. All I rea...

2 01-10-2014 01:23 PM
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Koa table top trouble

01-08-2014 04:58 PM by DanFinn

Hello everyone, I am having trouble finishing a Koa coffee table top. I w...

6 01-10-2014 08:16 AM
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Table finish unknown

05-15-2013 09:47 AM by Handymam

I have a 10 year old wood dining table that was made by Keller Furniture Comp...

2 01-10-2014 04:45 AM
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Bleaching walnut

01-04-2014 05:46 PM by Loren

I’ve ordered the material to do some bleaching to evenout the color on ...

16 01-09-2014 07:43 PM
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Transtint making globs in Minwax Polycrylic

01-04-2014 01:52 AM by daviddoria

I have sprayed about a half can of straight-from-the-can Minwaxy Polycrylic w...

5 01-09-2014 05:26 PM
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I Hate Sanding

01-08-2014 02:22 PM by Nels

“Hello. My name is Nels, and I hate sanding.” I enjoy woodwork fo...

9 01-09-2014 02:12 AM
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Flexible Transition Molding

01-07-2014 05:37 PM by Joseph Crivelli

We recently purchased a new house in Plainview, NY. The house has a large...

2 01-09-2014 01:52 AM
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How to stain a maple pocket door

01-07-2014 07:37 PM by mtappe

Ive been told Maple is hard to stain. I have bought two 3-pannel Maple doors ...

1 01-08-2014 11:32 PM
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Cherry office cabinet finish decisions

01-08-2014 05:41 AM by swandog

Hi, I’m getting closer to finishing a pretty large (72”h x 36&#...

4 01-08-2014 05:01 PM
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Staining Pecan Wood

01-08-2014 04:55 PM by iluvizzy

Looks like I found the right website for my question! I occasionally refinish...

0 01-08-2014 04:55 PM
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Does anyone use WD-40 as a finish?

01-05-2014 01:08 AM by johnhutchinson

Maybe I should be asking if ANYONE ELSE uses WD-40 as finish, because my brot...

52 01-08-2014 02:00 AM
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Finishing is not my strong suit

01-05-2014 11:30 PM by Raftermonkey

I need help ladies and gentleman. As the title states “finishing is not...

21 01-07-2014 03:04 PM
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Transtint Wood Dyes vs. Rit Fabric Dyes

01-06-2014 11:54 PM by johnhutchinson

Other a substantial difference in price, is there any real difference between...

15 01-07-2014 06:11 AM
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Just can't stop Blushing??

09-19-2013 06:37 PM by BigAndRich

I had a post on here a while back about the poly(clear satin) I was using. H...

2 01-07-2014 05:47 AM
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orange peel

01-05-2014 10:42 PM by oldwoodsale

Having a problem with orange peel in clear gloss minwax polyurethane and Hell...

2 01-06-2014 01:02 AM
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Rubbing alcohol or denatured alcohol?

01-02-2014 03:53 AM by josh

Hey you woodworking people from around this beautiful earth sphere! I gott...

17 01-05-2014 07:06 PM
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Anyone use Goddard's Cabinet Makers Wax, finally found some online!!

11-22-2012 01:26 AM by steve6678

Goddard’s Cabinet Makers Wax, 4.5 Oz. Tin $13.89, at Qu...

5 01-04-2014 11:16 PM
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Finishing in winter

01-02-2014 08:59 PM by natenaaron

Life happened and a project was put on the back burner. I will be picking it...

3 01-04-2014 02:41 AM
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Source for P&L 38 Dull gallon size?

01-02-2014 12:40 PM by JosephNY

I need several gallons of Pratt & Lambert 38 in Dull and can’t find...

8 01-03-2014 04:29 PM

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