LumberJocks

Finishing Forum

  • Advertise with us

The finish, whether paint, wax, stain, or something else, can make or break a project. What are your tips and questions regarding finishes?

Topics Replies Last post
View NEwtoowood's profile

Refinishing 50 year furniture with old oil /wax

06-18-2013 12:53 PM by NEwtoowood

Help ! I was talked into (actually conned) refinishing some 50 old furniture ...

8 06-19-2013 02:31 PM
View JReed3's profile

Mineral Oil Drying Rack

06-18-2013 02:12 PM by JReed3

I make numerous cutting boards of different sizes and finish them with mi...

4 06-18-2013 06:07 PM
View RH913's profile

weathered look

03-18-2013 11:59 PM by RH913

Hi allLooking for an easy way to make new pine look gray and weathered??Or at...

18 06-18-2013 02:15 PM
View shelly_b's profile

how to mix mixol tints

06-13-2013 04:17 PM by shelly_b

Hi, I am making a cabinet/armoire for a coworker. He gave me a pic from a mag...

27 06-18-2013 02:09 AM
View BenI's profile

Finishing Cedar

06-17-2013 01:58 PM by BenI

Hi all, I’m slowly working on building a gate and small section of f...

11 06-18-2013 01:42 AM
View SteveGaskins's profile

Finishing an End Grain Cutting Board

11-07-2012 11:35 PM by SteveGaskins

I realize the most popular product for finishing an end grain cutting board i...

14 06-18-2013 01:37 AM
View lexxx07's profile

Stain won't take

01-27-2013 12:14 AM by lexxx07

stain won’t take well getting freckles need to stop my project and re-s...

84 06-17-2013 12:33 PM
View DHaden's profile

Old BLO

06-15-2013 06:53 PM by DHaden

My father in law was going to throw out a gallon metal container of BLO. I to...

4 06-15-2013 10:55 PM
View yellowtruck75's profile

Best finish for solid black walnut floors?

06-14-2013 03:51 PM by yellowtruck75

What is the best durable finish that I can use for my new solid black walnut ...

6 06-14-2013 08:47 PM
View noone's profile

SW Kem Aqua Plus or GF Enduro Poly?

06-11-2013 03:09 AM by noone

I have been using GF Enduro White Poly on cabinetry and was wondering if Kem ...

16 06-14-2013 06:52 PM
View dhazelton's profile

Anyone use untinted base paint as a substitute for spar varnish?

03-18-2012 10:56 PM by dhazelton

Like the question says – I have to sand and clear coat a wood door that...

28 06-13-2013 11:11 PM
View flwoodie's profile

Raw Linseed Oil Questions..

06-13-2013 03:39 AM by flwoodie

I am making some kitchen/bar utensils, and I am trying to decide on a finish....

12 06-13-2013 09:57 PM
View Clint Searl's profile

The fallacy of conventional wisdom

06-13-2013 01:16 AM by Clint Searl

Conventional finishing wisdom has it that thinning a finish will increase pen...

4 06-13-2013 10:41 AM
View sheet's profile

How do I finish Ipe wood flooring,applying Poly at the end?

06-12-2013 07:49 AM by sheet

I am finishing my first Ipe interior floor. I would like guidence from some o...

2 06-13-2013 04:23 AM
View SuperDave0002's profile

minwax natural

06-10-2013 09:25 PM by SuperDave0002

Whats the point of minwax natural #209?I’m sure it must have a use or t...

17 06-12-2013 07:28 PM
View watermark's profile

Finish ideas for soft wood cross cut slab

03-28-2013 07:03 AM by watermark

I am at the home stretch on this coffee table the legs are Ohia and the s...

9 06-12-2013 05:14 PM
View FreedomWoodCreations's profile

Wiping Varnish

06-12-2013 12:08 AM by FreedomWoodCreations

I think I’m varnish dumb or something. I am having an issue with Sherw...

8 06-12-2013 05:12 PM
View Firefighter's profile

Hvlp finishing help

06-11-2013 02:00 AM by Firefighter

I am getting ready to finish crib number 3 and would like to try using my Hvl...

5 06-12-2013 12:46 PM
View Lhiggins's profile

Reclaimed wood -finishing

05-28-2013 07:33 AM by Lhiggins

I just got ahold of an old barn door I intend to turn into a coffee table but...

1 06-12-2013 09:15 AM
View noone's profile

Scotch Brite Pads for sanding between coats?

06-10-2013 03:09 PM by noone

I’ve been going through a lot of sandpaper lately and was wondering if ...

11 06-12-2013 01:04 AM

« prev 1 ... 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 ... 141 next »
2808 topics


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase