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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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View SLM800's profile

How to get back to this look?

06-06-2016 06:14 AM by SLM800

I just had a black walnut dining table made however the finish did not come o...

3 06-06-2016 11:23 PM
View gargey's profile

Can G-F Hi-Perf Water-Based Top Coat Be Diluted Into A Wiping Varnish?

06-02-2016 05:42 PM by gargey

Hi Guys, Can General Finishes, Water Based, High Performance Top Coat be d...

14 06-06-2016 02:53 PM
View JimRochester's profile

Need help identifying a chemical- can I still use the board?

06-04-2016 07:40 PM by JimRochester

I am working on a treasure chest project for a friend of mine. This is the pr...

3 06-04-2016 08:20 PM
View packetsmacker's profile

painting epoxy

06-04-2016 01:08 AM by packetsmacker

I have a few knots and a crack I would like to fill with epoxy. Problem is I ...

1 06-04-2016 01:33 AM
View treesner's profile

sink carved out of wood, water coating?

06-03-2016 06:20 PM by treesner

I’d like to carve a sink out of wood (instead of using typical stainles...

4 06-03-2016 07:25 PM
View SpottedGum's profile

Recycled Timber Finish

06-01-2016 03:50 PM by SpottedGum

Hello I’ve been building a Morris chair for a few months now, an...

3 06-03-2016 01:12 PM
View Woodchuck2010's profile

Durable finish opinions

06-03-2016 02:17 AM by Woodchuck2010

I just completed this stepstool. Its from some older woodworkers magazine. Be...

7 06-03-2016 12:34 PM
View GatorJr's profile

Looking for wood type and stain suggestions

06-02-2016 04:32 PM by GatorJr

I’m gonna build a project and I liked the looks of this wood and color ...

1 06-02-2016 04:36 PM
View ckorkyrun89's profile

Hvlp spray gun help

06-01-2016 12:52 AM by ckorkyrun89

I’d like to get an hvlp spray gun soon. I’ve used a friend’...

18 06-02-2016 03:01 AM
View CharlesA's profile

A Soap Finish Tip--you'll want to pay attention to this one.

06-01-2016 01:48 PM by CharlesA

After a recent Chris Schwarz blog, i decided to try soap finish on a picture ...

2 06-01-2016 04:35 PM
View Carya's profile

Need help choosing a spay gun

05-28-2016 12:35 AM by Carya

I need help in choosing a spray gun to buy. I’ve used one in a finishi...

18 06-01-2016 01:25 AM
View eldercop's profile

Anyone got a good formula for ebonizing juice?

05-30-2016 07:43 PM by eldercop

Hi AllGot a redwood deck with sunken screwholes I’d like to plug with b...

3 05-30-2016 10:12 PM
View Joel_B's profile

Need help with Zinsser Shellac

05-28-2016 01:51 AM by Joel_B

I am close to assembly of the night stand I am building from white oak.I want...

9 05-30-2016 05:02 PM
View MCone's profile

Epoxy soaking into wood

05-27-2016 01:29 PM by MCone

I’m using the West System 105 206 combo to fill some large voids, but a...

11 05-28-2016 02:31 AM
View toddbeaulieu's profile

Filling large wormholes, knot holes and cracks/checks in rustic oak floor

04-07-2016 02:08 AM by toddbeaulieu

I’ve read a bit about using epoxy on small projects, but wondering if a...

7 05-27-2016 01:44 PM
View trsnider's profile

differences between Denatured Alcohol brands

05-26-2016 01:13 AM by trsnider

This should probably be an FAQ. Is there any real difference between using a ...

7 05-27-2016 04:30 AM
View mandatory66's profile

First time for Trans Tint

05-25-2016 12:57 AM by mandatory66

I have two boards to stain they are 12 1/2 inches wide and 10 foot long. One ...

9 05-26-2016 05:55 PM
View bronxtale's profile

Glue + Black Walnut

05-08-2016 01:17 PM by bronxtale

Hello Everyone, I’m going to be making a kitchen table from black wa...

20 05-26-2016 04:57 AM
View Kevkill's profile

Need some advise on and old oak log

05-24-2016 06:04 PM by Kevkill

I’m finishing this old oak log from a barn built in the early 1900̵...

3 05-25-2016 03:28 AM
View jimmy J's profile

translucent finish??

05-23-2016 06:54 PM by jimmy J

this gives new meaning to clear coat

1 05-23-2016 09:37 PM

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