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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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how much alcohol per transtint drops?

537 days ago by mtx77

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

4 535 days ago
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Finish for cherry bathroom shelf?

536 days ago by BerBer5985

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

1 536 days ago
View DanaLynn's profile

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

536 days ago by DanaLynn

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

5 536 days ago
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Please help identify this finish

548 days ago by jpmassey

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

18 537 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

Question for turners

538 days ago by RussellAP

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

16 537 days ago
View chip73's profile

HVLP and Milk Paint

816 days ago by chip73

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

8 538 days ago
View Kade Knight's profile

Best table top finishes?

539 days ago by Kade Knight

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

7 538 days ago
View Sirgreggins's profile

Will water based poly blotch on cherry?

541 days ago by Sirgreggins

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

9 539 days ago
View WOODIE1's profile

Pianting routed MDF doors.

541 days ago by WOODIE1

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

4 540 days ago
View brownred's profile

Finishes for Wenge?

540 days ago by brownred

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

1 540 days ago
View mstang1988's profile

Help Choosing Wood and Finish for Dining Table

541 days ago by mstang1988

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

11 540 days ago
View PSUmike's profile

Food-safe finish for pallet wood

542 days ago by PSUmike

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

11 540 days ago
View jlasersmith's profile

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

572 days ago by jlasersmith

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

18 541 days ago
View Purrmaster's profile

Interesting information on varnish in cold weather

542 days ago by Purrmaster

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

0 542 days ago
View SVM's profile

finishing for chestnut

543 days ago by SVM

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

6 542 days ago
View dogdoc's profile

I've messed up paint/poly problem

546 days ago by dogdoc

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

10 543 days ago
View Purrmaster's profile

Should I use a finish on a cedar chest?

543 days ago by Purrmaster

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

6 543 days ago
View CaseyJones's profile

Mixing Finishes?

545 days ago by CaseyJones

I’m about to finish a large walnut slab (8’ x 30” x 1.75...

6 544 days ago
View Betsy's profile

Bees wax and mineral oil

545 days ago by Betsy

A quick question before I start my day job…. I want to try the bees ...

13 545 days ago
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Best finish for white oak table?

601 days ago by brantley

I built my wife a dining room table out of some thick white oak. The top is 1...

16 545 days ago

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