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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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HELP blotchy varnish with earlex 6000

05-04-2017 06:32 PM by NorthernT

I am getting a blotchy finish with hirschfields one hour finish. What am I d...

12 05-05-2017 03:04 AM
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GF UV stabilizer...

05-04-2017 12:11 AM by LumberJocksGuest

Regarding General Finishes High Performance Water-Based Top Coat: https://...

3 05-04-2017 11:40 AM
View RustyHoot's profile

Re-Claimed Wood Table

04-27-2017 11:02 PM by RustyHoot

We are building a dining room table from Re-claimed Douglas Fir. We like the...

1 05-03-2017 06:17 PM
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"Fuzzy" area after finishing

04-30-2017 01:11 AM by Matt Hegedus

Hey jocks, Was wondering how I avoid these fuzzy areas, and what t...

11 05-02-2017 11:31 PM
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Lacquer problems on counter top

04-26-2017 08:49 PM by optimusprimer92

I recently completed a counter top for out laundry room. Everything seemed to...

12 05-02-2017 12:50 AM
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Neophyte guy again

04-28-2017 12:55 AM by Xoda

This time i am finishing. I have stained and sanded and i am ready for polyur...

5 04-29-2017 01:04 AM
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0 04-28-2017 01:06 AM
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butcher block counter top finish

05-12-2016 01:16 PM by Pabs

hey all I just finished a set of butcher block counter tops for my mini ki...

39 04-27-2017 03:17 PM
View Seankanary's profile

Maple finish without showcasing grain

04-27-2017 12:49 PM by Seankanary

Good morning gents, So I just completed my first woodworking project so be...

3 04-27-2017 02:51 PM
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Bubinga Help

04-27-2017 03:56 AM by Big70Tom

Hello, I’m new here an would like some ideas. I bought some Bubinga and...

2 04-27-2017 02:04 PM
View king_nickizzle's profile

Is there a durable finish that won't alter color?

04-26-2017 07:16 PM by king_nickizzle

I just finished sanding the floors at our new house, and we’ve deci...

3 04-27-2017 12:42 PM
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Need help, having an issue with Danish oil

04-18-2017 01:01 PM by Woodienoobie

Hello, so I built a rustic farmhouse styletable and decided to t...

19 04-27-2017 06:16 AM
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Advice for glue ups?

04-26-2017 07:27 PM by redesigningwood

Good afternoon, I am looking for some advice - When I stain something I...

18 04-27-2017 04:25 AM
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finish for walnut counter top

04-25-2017 03:46 AM by Spacehog

Ahoy woodworkers! I am more of a hobby woodworker, so doing a counter top ma...

7 04-26-2017 11:34 PM
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HVLP Decision

04-21-2017 12:21 AM by JustLikeJames

I want to step up from my 2 stage Earlex HV5500. It’s a great sprayer ...

14 04-26-2017 02:18 AM
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When you think you've sanded enough ...........

04-25-2017 07:45 PM by builtinbkyn

.................... sand some more! I used to tell the guys that worked f...

11 04-26-2017 12:24 AM
View Abn101mp's profile

Stain and Paint sprayer

04-25-2017 12:38 PM by Abn101mp

Has anyone had experience with the Wagner stain and Paint sprayer? I’m ...

5 04-25-2017 01:08 PM
View RussellAP's profile

Plain old wood oil

04-21-2017 02:16 PM by RussellAP

I’m looking for a plain wood oil that doesn’t have any hardeners ...

32 04-25-2017 06:08 AM
View RussellAP's profile

Shou sugi ban, as I see it.

04-23-2017 10:37 PM by RussellAP

I’d post some images, but the site is apparently broken for me. Shou...

3 04-24-2017 01:49 AM
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Glaze coat help

04-24-2017 01:32 AM by Skylar

I’ve used Famowood glaze coat several times with no real issues…....

0 04-24-2017 01:32 AM

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