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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 should I finish this butcher block-style dining table?

544 days ago by clickbangboom

Hi Everyone, This my first post to this forum but have been reading it for...

4 544 days ago
View noone's profile

Target EM8000 vs. General Finishes Enduro Var

547 days ago by noone

I just recently sprayed some General Finishes Enduro Var tinted with TransTin...

8 544 days ago
View scvwooding's profile

Oak Bar Top

545 days ago by scvwooding

I’m using oak to make a bar countertop. The oak is cut in random lengt...

1 544 days ago
View North's profile

Want to purchase hvlp gun which one

547 days ago by North

I have a 5 hp 20 gallon compressor and I am a hobbyist woodworker using fini...

16 545 days ago
View DCollison's profile

water-based polyurethane finish over epoxy

546 days ago by DCollison

I have questions re: a finish on an unusual project. I am affixing a paper...

5 545 days ago
View Islandguy's profile

Hydrocote failure

547 days ago by Islandguy

I built this trestle table out of cherry ~20 years ago and used Hydrocote lac...

5 546 days ago
View jbin89's profile

Reclaimed hemlock table top - Tung oil questions

692 days ago by jbin89

This is my first major wood working project. I have made a table top out of 2...

4 547 days ago
View jschmitz1949's profile

maintaining color in purpleheart

549 days ago by jschmitz1949

I don’t often work with purpleheart, but my sister has asked me to turn...

12 547 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

Sanding inlay stone

548 days ago by RussellAP

Need some advise my brothers. I have a walnut vessel on the lathe. I have fou...

5 547 days ago
View gracie's profile

Ruff cut cypress clean up

548 days ago by gracie

Hello, I always get the best advice here, so I wanted to ask about ruff cut C...

5 547 days ago
View trz's profile

gloss finish

551 days ago by trz

So, I’m finishing up a creamation urn made of birdseye maple and I̵...

22 547 days ago
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watco oil

554 days ago by Steelpapa

I like using Watco oil on some of my projects. I then put a coat of Johnsons ...

13 549 days ago
View mtx77's profile

amber decanted waxed shellac as a conditioner

551 days ago by mtx77

I tried minwax conditioner and a GF gel stain on some douglas fir and theres ...

11 549 days ago
View Brobab's profile

Dye Ambrosia maple - should i give it up?

552 days ago by Brobab

First post here…I have completed an Ambrosia maple table top. Despite ...

13 549 days ago
View Dan's profile

Help on finishing

553 days ago by Dan

The majority of my woodworking is left nude. The few things I have finished ...

23 549 days ago
View Jeff in Huntersville's profile

Finishing Aromatic Red Cedar

550 days ago by Jeff in Huntersville

I saw in another forum someone talking about a cedar chest. There were some ...

9 550 days ago
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Weathered wood

557 days ago by AZ4ME

Hey guys, I’m a new member but have been reading along and admiring you...

9 551 days ago
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Finishing Indoor Teak Table

806 days ago by PoorCollegeStudent

I have read a number of threads that have already surfaced regarding finishin...

14 551 days ago
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Wood Piano Refurbishing

553 days ago by danoaz

I would like help with suggestions on what to do with our piano. See the pho...

18 552 days ago
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Finishing Barnwood

552 days ago by Bdubya

First thanks to everyone who is on these forums I have been reading and learn...

5 552 days ago

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