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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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courtyard restaurant table finish

05-01-2013 09:36 AM by newtowoodworking

hello— i am relatively new to woodworking however i recently lucked ...

4 05-02-2013 11:56 PM
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Earlex HVLP problems

05-02-2013 06:35 PM by MLK

I have an Earlex HVLP spray gun I use it for spraying mostly paint, stains an...

3 05-02-2013 08:00 PM
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Danish Oil Problem

05-02-2013 04:24 PM by WadeHolloway

I have just finished a changing table for my grandson that is due to be born ...

1 05-02-2013 04:27 PM
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Finish for workbench top?

05-02-2013 08:19 AM by CWN

I have two maple butcher block workbench tops that I want to give a durable f...

2 05-02-2013 12:24 PM
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Rubbing out a WB poly Finish to Satin

04-28-2013 01:09 AM by BLarge

Anybody use 4 aught steel wool to rub out a water based poly finish and have ...

4 05-01-2013 11:58 PM
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Red Oak Chest of Drawers Finish

04-09-2013 06:08 PM by BuzzBate

I’m currently working on a chest of drawers for my neice that just ...

15 05-01-2013 07:13 PM
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Even Sheen with Poly

04-19-2013 08:04 AM by Manitario

I’m in the process of finishing a slab of redwood burl. I’ve put ...

15 04-30-2013 03:58 AM
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wood glass coasters

04-29-2013 05:37 PM by sawdust99

What would be the best finish to use on the coasters as water may be a proble...

1 04-29-2013 09:40 PM
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Nail Polish on the Wooden Table

04-28-2013 11:59 PM by Tommy

OK, our foreign exchange student spilled nail polish on our wooden table. Ins...

5 04-29-2013 07:41 PM
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The Water Based Blues

04-27-2013 03:45 PM by Klickitat

Can someone please help me with repairing water based finishes that have been...

11 04-29-2013 07:14 PM
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Dark finish on trim in older homes?

04-27-2013 06:17 AM by bonobo

I’ve found some discussion on replicating old trim finishes but wondere...

3 04-29-2013 03:10 AM
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White glue fiasco

04-27-2013 02:32 PM by RussellAP

I do inlays of powder and crushed stones. I’ve been using CA glue but i...

10 04-29-2013 01:42 AM
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Painting Furniture with Earlex 5500

04-26-2013 06:24 PM by firefighterontheside

I am new to this site, but I have read many good posts when I have googled th...

6 04-27-2013 02:18 AM
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How do you thin GF oil base poly?

04-27-2013 12:37 AM by RussellAP

I left the can open last night. It looks like the same consistency, but I sho...

4 04-27-2013 12:57 AM
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wenge help with finishing

07-11-2012 09:52 PM by polishcarpenter

making contempory island and have oil spots on a lot of pieces can they be re...

2 04-26-2013 02:28 PM
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Need help with glazing process

04-25-2013 08:02 AM by JohnPockets

I am building a shelf, and I’m going to glaze coat it with bar top glaz...

2 04-25-2013 03:38 PM
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Finishing with tung oil

04-16-2013 08:52 PM by pgc

I have a number of pieces of Poplar and Basswood that I would like to finish ...

5 04-25-2013 02:47 PM
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Sealing Maple before Danish oil finish

04-25-2013 02:38 PM by danoaz

This is actually a continuation of recommendations from you guys to use a Gol...

2 04-25-2013 02:46 PM
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veneer glue

04-24-2013 05:33 PM by geauxtiger

The info I’v read about wood to wood veneer mentions contact cement. I...

8 04-25-2013 12:57 AM
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Dining table finish

01-18-2013 09:17 AM by USMCSergeant

I’m finishing up a maple burl live edge dining table, this is my first ...

37 04-24-2013 11:34 PM

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