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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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recommendations on finishing a maple stair rail

538 days ago by pennyanguy

Looking for some recommendations on what finish to use for an interior maple ...

2 525 days ago
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Economy Kitchen

530 days ago by lexxx07

Finally Done Using the Advice from LJ’s

4 527 days ago
View drpdrp's profile

Alphabet Blocks... all six sides?

528 days ago by drpdrp

Okay so I am going to be putting a clear coat on some alphabet blocks I made ...

3 527 days ago
View mtx77's profile

how much alcohol per transtint drops?

530 days ago by mtx77

Im having some probs matching some new wood repairs to existing old furniture...

4 527 days ago
View BerBer5985's profile

Finish for cherry bathroom shelf?

528 days ago by BerBer5985

I made a bathroom shelf for my wife out of cherry that she’s been wanti...

1 528 days ago
View DanaLynn's profile

How can you get a polyeurthene spray finish to dry faster....heat?

528 days ago by DanaLynn

I have a heart shapped puzzle I made for a giveaway at church this morning an...

5 528 days ago
View jpmassey's profile

Please help identify this finish

540 days ago by jpmassey

I’ve spent a couple years working in a custom cabinet shop, but we only...

18 529 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

Question for turners

530 days ago by RussellAP

Do you finish the bottom of your bowls? I just sand mine down and maybe on...

16 529 days ago
View chip73's profile

HVLP and Milk Paint

808 days ago by chip73

I am working on an entertainment center for my daughter and she wants it pain...

8 530 days ago
View Kade Knight's profile

Best table top finishes?

531 days ago by Kade Knight

So I am building an alder table…I know its a relatively soft wood for a...

7 530 days ago
View Sirgreggins's profile

Will water based poly blotch on cherry?

533 days ago by Sirgreggins

Hye guys, I was curious if waterbased poly would blotch on cherry or if blotc...

9 531 days ago
View WOODIE1's profile

Pianting routed MDF doors.

533 days ago by WOODIE1

Ok I made 2 mistakes, one not making my own real wood cabinet doors and anoth...

4 532 days ago
View brownred's profile

Finishes for Wenge?

532 days ago by brownred

I have some Wenge that I am playing around with. I put on some “wipe on...

1 532 days ago
View mstang1988's profile

Help Choosing Wood and Finish for Dining Table

533 days ago by mstang1988

I’ve been planning on building a dining table and through accident foun...

11 532 days ago
View PSUmike's profile

Food-safe finish for pallet wood

534 days ago by PSUmike

Hello all, I’ve been gathering and busting apart recycled pallets fo...

11 532 days ago
View jlasersmith's profile

1950's Craftsman floor model TS... I need input on what colors to paint it.

564 days ago by jlasersmith

Sorry if this is the wrong forum. I have a 1950’s Craftsman table saw t...

18 533 days ago
View Purrmaster's profile

Interesting information on varnish in cold weather

534 days ago by Purrmaster

I thought some of you might be interested in this link: http://community.w...

0 534 days ago
View SVM's profile

finishing for chestnut

535 days ago by SVM

hello all.This is my first post :-)as i am currently unemployed, i resumed a ...

6 534 days ago
View dogdoc's profile

I've messed up paint/poly problem

538 days ago by dogdoc

I’ve gotten myself into a paint pickle, and as will be clear when you r...

10 535 days ago
View Purrmaster's profile

Should I use a finish on a cedar chest?

535 days ago by Purrmaster

I’m planning on making a small chest out of aromatic cedar. The tradit...

6 535 days ago

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