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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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Finishing recommendations for a beginner

06-25-2013 05:22 PM by dschlic1

I am building a cabinet that will function as an AV Center. Most of the cabin...

14 06-30-2013 06:24 AM
View Vodo's profile

Opinions on finishing this project.

06-29-2013 01:28 AM by Vodo

My friend has a lot of liquor in her basement. Said liquor is in a lot of bot...

11 06-29-2013 08:30 PM
View Dave Owen's profile

Topcoating Fumed Oak

06-29-2013 12:57 PM by Dave Owen

Yesterday I tried fuming a white oak mission-style clock using 10% ammonia fo...

6 06-29-2013 05:17 PM
View watermark's profile

Perfecting poly finish??

05-20-2013 07:58 AM by watermark

I am working on a coffee table made with a cross cut slab so the top is all e...

18 06-28-2013 06:14 PM
View fredj's profile

Watco Oil and Polyurethane Mystery

06-28-2013 07:31 AM by fredj

For many years one of my favorite finishes for interior tables has been a coa...

2 06-28-2013 03:22 PM
View hookedonmission's profile

Watco Satin Oil

06-28-2013 07:31 AM by hookedonmission

Does anybody know where I might find a stash of Watco Satin oil. Not Danish o...

1 06-28-2013 11:48 AM
View matt123's profile

Shellac as a base coat

06-23-2013 08:18 AM by matt123

Hello, I recently tried using shellac as a basecoat under an arm r seal to...

26 06-27-2013 10:19 PM
View Kean's profile

Which first? Spar Varnish or Poly?

06-26-2013 12:10 AM by Kean

I’ve got a piece of camp furniture that I will be finishing with spray ...

10 06-27-2013 08:09 PM
View Gene Howe's profile

HVLP Question

06-25-2013 01:05 PM by Gene Howe

I have an unused and inexpensive HVLP unit with which I want to spray Defthan...

5 06-25-2013 11:29 PM
View MarktheWoodButcher's profile

Timbermate won't take Tung Oil finish

06-24-2013 03:24 PM by MarktheWoodButcher

Folks, I used walnut colored timbermate on black walnut drawer fronts. I san...

4 06-25-2013 12:19 PM
View markswoodcraft's profile

Wood Conditioner as a Finish?

06-23-2013 03:15 AM by markswoodcraft

Hi Everyone, I am working on a valet box made of maple, and I was wonderin...

6 06-25-2013 05:53 AM
View CLWidener's profile

Finishing red oak?

06-25-2013 01:38 AM by CLWidener

I am at the finishing stages of a Morris chair made out of red oak. I want t...

3 06-25-2013 03:24 AM
View bclark2's profile

mahogany gunstock finish?

06-23-2013 08:18 AM by bclark2

I have recently started making a gunstock out of mahogany. I have been trying...

2 06-25-2013 02:10 AM
View droppedtuning's profile

paint left in saw marks

06-23-2013 08:18 AM by droppedtuning

help me out here my more knowledgeable friends: i need to make this rough s...

2 06-23-2013 02:32 PM
View emantx10's profile

Finishing cedar indoor table

06-17-2013 07:12 AM by emantx10

I am finishing a 80”x44” cedar dining room table. (cedar is from...

7 06-23-2013 03:19 AM
View Robert Tutsky's profile

What's your favorite shop mix clear finish?

06-21-2013 02:36 PM by Robert Tutsky

Lately I have been using General Finishes Arm-R-Seal (gloss) wipe on finish a...

8 06-22-2013 05:13 PM
View Tommy Evans's profile

How long after glue-up for shellac

06-22-2013 02:52 AM by Tommy Evans

I just completed my first 2 drawers for a kitchen base cabinet. These are rep...

7 06-22-2013 01:52 PM
View jeff robinson's profile

bentwood rings

05-01-2013 08:36 PM by jeff robinson

For those who make bentwood rings I have a question. When applying the ca glu...

3 06-21-2013 07:40 PM
View pinebox's profile

How do I darken the red heartwood in pine but keep the white part white?

06-21-2013 12:55 AM by pinebox

I have a pine board for a wooden box I’d like to make that has a pretty...

7 06-21-2013 02:05 AM
View LarryB's profile

gel stain experience?

06-19-2013 05:19 PM by LarryB

I’m finishing a cherry chest that I’ll post later. This is my fir...

10 06-20-2013 10:01 PM

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