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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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earlex 5500, needlet won't go in

02-07-2017 02:53 AM by vince805

hello, I boughta earlex 5500 on Craigslist. it came with the 2.0 nozzle insta...

3 02-07-2017 03:42 AM
View Dagobah's profile

Sanded through walnut veneer. Will a water based stain even it out?

02-06-2017 01:46 AM by Dagobah

Here’s what I’m working with. It’s walnut veneered plywood ...

9 02-06-2017 09:45 PM
View twiga's profile

Help! What stain/technique?

02-06-2017 08:41 PM by twiga

Hi – Can someone give me an idea on what stain they think was used here...

1 02-06-2017 08:58 PM
View Peace's profile

General Finishes Espresso Water Based Stain

02-06-2017 02:28 AM by Peace

Contents list says “Proprietary blend of pigments and metal complex dye...

3 02-06-2017 08:41 PM
View memichael's profile

Help with Waterbased Stain Over Dye Disaster!

02-02-2017 06:48 PM by memichael

Hello, This is my first post and I would like to thank anyone in advance w...

6 02-04-2017 06:13 PM
View Fireguy82's profile

Need some advice

02-03-2017 02:27 AM by Fireguy82

I am working on a wood cover for our stove. It has alternating strips of 3in ...

7 02-04-2017 05:22 PM
View Slowpoke's profile

Stripper vs. yellow glue

02-04-2017 05:05 PM by Slowpoke

Anyone have experience stripping with Klean Strip KS-3 as to whether it affec...

0 02-04-2017 05:05 PM
View Toddym's profile

Blotching gel stain

02-03-2017 02:47 PM by Toddym

I have stained some 2×4s with general finishes golden pine gel stain. I ...

11 02-04-2017 05:18 AM
View Prizen's profile

How to mix Stain for a Contemporary Beige / Gray Color - Oak kitchen Table and Chairs.

02-03-2017 06:44 PM by Prizen

Hi all I am refinishing an old oak kitchen table and chairs. Currently, I ...

4 02-04-2017 12:57 AM
View Klaas's profile

How to strip very dark Ercol furniture

02-03-2017 02:46 PM by Klaas

I am professional. Woodfinisher in England(i am Dutch) light second hand refi...

2 02-03-2017 03:14 PM
View Medici's profile

How to achieve this color on hard maple?

02-01-2017 01:49 AM by Medici

Hello, My sister in law has a beautiful slab of European Beech for her mai...

11 02-03-2017 12:56 PM
View austin350s10's profile

Natural Water Resistant Finish For Walnut

02-02-2017 01:35 PM by austin350s10

I’m working on a shaker style walnut bathroom vanity and looking for ad...

2 02-02-2017 02:41 PM
View gdshaw's profile

HELP I have a finish issue and need some advice please

01-31-2017 07:08 PM by gdshaw

Hello Lumberjocks - I have a finish issue and need some advice please.I am...

17 02-01-2017 09:47 PM
View jakep's profile

fixing oak island top finishing goof

01-26-2017 05:09 PM by jakep

How do I repair / fill hairline cracks in a laminated oak island top (finishe...

8 01-31-2017 10:03 PM
View JoeKhool's profile

What finishing process should I use?

01-27-2017 02:17 PM by JoeKhool

Just finished assembly of my first work bench. I used kiln dried Douglas fir ...

13 01-31-2017 02:00 AM
View Trucker's profile

Whiskey Barrel Table

01-27-2017 06:02 PM by Trucker

Hey all,I am about to start building a small table around a whiskey barrel he...

1 01-31-2017 01:00 AM
View Keith Kelly's profile

Remediation Quest: Dyes and Big Pores

01-29-2017 11:54 PM by Keith Kelly

Before going deep, here are the primary notes about this topic: OBJECTIVE:...

5 01-31-2017 12:03 AM
View bester's profile

lacquer not drying

01-30-2017 08:12 PM by bester

I used some spray lacquer on a small oak project over water based general fin...

4 01-30-2017 08:40 PM
View flemdog's profile

American finishes armour seal

01-27-2017 04:55 PM by flemdog

I’m getting ready to use armour seal on a table top here in Ohio . The...

4 01-30-2017 02:40 AM
View papadan's profile

Need a little (Lot) of advise on refinish

01-28-2017 06:46 AM by papadan

I have this table that my father made in high school, 1950. His plane was los...

12 01-29-2017 03:41 PM

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