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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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Anyway to bring back Shellawax Cream that has gotten hard?

08-05-2016 11:38 PM by Hacksaw007

I don’t make a lot of pens any more and I went to make some to find out...

1 08-06-2016 12:13 AM
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Is My "BLO" D-R-Y?

08-05-2016 12:11 AM by jayseedub

I’m wrapping up a Walnut Slab Dining Table. Sanded it. Put BLO on it,...

9 08-05-2016 09:52 PM
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08-03-2016 10:29 PM by jwmalone

I have to repair a coffee table for a customer. She bought it online had it s...

17 08-05-2016 02:25 PM
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Fixing a bad polyurethane job

08-04-2016 09:19 PM by Gwell

I built a mini arcade with my son and painted it black. I applied some water ...

3 08-05-2016 01:11 AM
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How often does exterior polyurethane need reapplication?

08-04-2016 02:21 PM by JSThoreau

I just finished sanding down and finishing a T & G exterior ceiling with ...

2 08-04-2016 05:51 PM
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Varnish and rubbing out

07-24-2016 01:46 PM by Flanders

Hello fellow wood workers!! New ti the forum and look forward to learning ...

14 08-04-2016 01:38 AM
View Alan72's profile

Contact Cement need help!

08-03-2016 12:10 AM by Alan72

Hi Every one I’m looking for some Help? building a bread box and I wa...

1 08-03-2016 01:08 AM
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Padauk finishes

07-26-2016 04:31 AM by AKSteve

I just recently finished a mirror frame for a neighbor and I put a coat of tu...

6 08-02-2016 01:36 PM
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Wood filler for oak

07-31-2016 01:26 PM by jody495

I know that this has been asked a million times, but does anyone know of the ...

7 08-02-2016 05:05 AM
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Finishing with epoxy

08-01-2016 02:32 PM by Sparky3471

Hey guys ameture wood worker here. Sill enjoying the learning practice. My wi...

4 08-02-2016 03:15 AM
View gdiddy13's profile

final sanding on topcoat?

08-01-2016 07:36 PM by gdiddy13

I posted earlier that my table is done, and yes it is. However, it pains my b...

3 08-01-2016 10:28 PM
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Lacquer repair on a dresser

07-29-2016 01:39 AM by Imadude1134

I had some non-acetone spill on a dresser that is less than a year old. I kno...

6 07-31-2016 04:24 AM
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Boiled Linseed Oil and Polyurethane

07-26-2016 05:22 PM by monkeyman83

I have a question for anyone who can answer it out there. I love using boile...

18 07-29-2016 09:06 PM
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Acacia dining room table - how to best stain it and bring out its grain

07-28-2016 12:29 PM by heinrich

Hello everyone I have recently made an acacia dining room table (white...

3 07-29-2016 08:23 PM
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Glueing or Varnish first on my 'fishbench'?

07-29-2016 01:39 AM by Graem Lourens

Hi Everybody. I’m new at woodworking and have been building various ...

12 07-29-2016 08:12 PM
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LVLP and Minwax Helmsman Spar Urethane

07-26-2016 02:38 AM by jhillyer

does anyone have any experience spraying Minwax Helmsman Spar Urethane? i am ...

7 07-28-2016 01:29 PM
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Staining Nursery Furniture

07-27-2016 07:22 PM by CAM2016

My wife and I just found out that we are expecting our first child this Decem...

12 07-28-2016 03:04 AM
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Cherry & Mahogany Cabinet

07-27-2016 04:25 PM by McFly

I’m making a sliding shelving cabinet for a bathroom and the client sel...

9 07-28-2016 01:13 AM
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Mckloskey spar varnish

07-27-2016 02:22 PM by jwmalone

Hello guys/gals. I use a lot of spar varnish, mostly cabbots. Now years ago I...

5 07-27-2016 05:59 PM
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Remove Scratch from Table

07-25-2016 12:56 AM by pnewelljr

I just purchased a solid walnut table, and day 1 my spouse gets a nice scratc...

19 07-25-2016 09:21 PM

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