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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 Lacewood (aka leopard wood) Coffee Table Top

04-02-2015 02:02 PM by BigMig

Well, I’m approaching the final stages of making a coffee table for my ...

5 04-03-2015 07:31 PM
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How to touch up "black ash" speaker cabinets

04-03-2015 04:09 PM by groland

Lots of speaker companies make a “black ash” finish, which is a m...

3 04-03-2015 05:44 PM
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Fixing tearout

04-02-2015 06:03 PM by rwe2156

Anything work?

8 04-03-2015 01:28 PM
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Repairing Scratches on finished chairs

04-02-2015 02:26 PM by Wessulz

Hey All, New to this site, forum, woodworking, etc. Came here for a commun...

1 04-03-2015 06:29 AM
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Padauk Question

04-02-2015 03:55 PM by Charlie75

I have a piece of Padauk that I will be incorporating into a bowl that I am g...

4 04-03-2015 01:17 AM
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How to seal an OLD interior floor?

04-01-2015 08:42 PM by jasoncarpentry

I’ve been asked to help renovate an old (1940’s) building to use ...

4 04-01-2015 09:47 PM
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equal number of coats on both sides?

03-31-2015 11:21 PM by WoodNSawdust

I am adding a shelf to the bottom of my workbench to hold miscellaneous tools...

9 04-01-2015 09:44 PM
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Staining problem

03-29-2015 10:57 PM by Ruffian998

Hi everyone, been following for a while and this is my first post. I’v...

5 04-01-2015 07:12 AM
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Purple heart and Maple domino table, How do I finish it?

03-30-2015 03:26 PM by ryan86

I built a purple heart and maple domino table. The legs are solid purple hear...

8 03-31-2015 08:05 PM
View Eric's profile

Spar Finish Flaking @ 18 months.

12-30-2013 12:54 AM by Eric

I built this chair a year and a half ago.

25 03-31-2015 04:08 AM
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HVLP - Fuji Mighty Mite opinions

03-24-2015 10:21 PM by pdxrealtor

In looking at HVLP sprayers it seems the Fuji Mighty Mite is considered top o...

26 03-30-2015 04:00 PM
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wormy maple bandsaw box

03-28-2015 01:05 AM by paul1474

I’m making a bandsaw box out of wormy maple, has anyone used this type ...

4 03-28-2015 08:29 PM
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Maple floor repair

10-27-2013 04:00 PM by Seamus0559

I recently had a steam leak in the basement, which unfortunately did a number...

4 03-28-2015 10:52 AM
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Trying To Find Larger Nozzles & Needles For the Grizzly H7669 & HF 46719 HVLP Spray Guns

03-26-2015 11:39 AM by Targa

I’m planning to paint some existing kitchen cabinets with oil based ena...

3 03-27-2015 11:04 PM
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HVLP and Milk Paint

05-05-2012 03:25 PM by chip73

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

10 03-27-2015 05:59 AM
View monsie's profile

Looking for info on a chair

03-24-2015 04:13 AM by monsie

i recently got two of these chairs for free and i’m wondering if someon...

6 03-27-2015 03:51 AM
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Quick question about fuming white oak

03-25-2015 09:14 PM by sanfranciscocedarco

How long do you think is appropriate to let the piece gas off after fuming th...

2 03-26-2015 03:32 PM
View SandBlock's profile

Questions about refinishing cutting board (not for cutting) with polyurethane.

02-19-2015 03:32 PM by SandBlock

I removed the original polyurethane from the top and sides of the cutting boa...

2 03-25-2015 11:38 PM
View HTown's profile

Iron stain on cherry?

03-23-2015 09:43 PM by HTown

I’m making a cherry shelf. I used a steel combination square to check ...

6 03-25-2015 03:59 AM
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Most Natural Finish for my Red Oak?

03-18-2015 02:57 PM by CatskillRose

Hi all, I am a total beginner. Just installed a stunning new wide-plank r...

10 03-25-2015 01:58 AM

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