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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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Polyurethane botch

07-24-2015 03:42 PM by Vindog

Hello. So i am super new to woodworking and started a small project to refurb...

5 07-24-2015 07:14 PM
View mcg1990's profile

Can GF Exterior 450 be applied over a coat of oil?

07-23-2015 08:48 PM by mcg1990

I’m looking to finish an exterior piece of furniture made of Western Re...

2 07-24-2015 12:12 PM
View Trans4mations's profile

Gel stain help - client's furniture

07-20-2015 02:22 PM by Trans4mations

Hi everyone. I am new here and hoping someone can help me with the disaster ...

5 07-23-2015 07:23 PM
View biscuit52's profile

violin surface

07-22-2015 03:17 PM by biscuit52

Hi I was given an old violin that has marks and scratches on them. It seems ...

7 07-23-2015 01:24 AM
View snaregeek's profile

Refinishing Dad's Old Rocking Chair

07-21-2015 08:44 PM by snaregeek

I am working on refinishing my father’s old rocking chair/bench and am ...

2 07-22-2015 10:43 PM
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Carved ring from branch, 2 coats poly, how to polish?

07-11-2015 03:13 AM by TheGildedGriffon

I carved a ring from a branch in my backyard, birch wood perhaps, and stained...

1 07-22-2015 04:56 AM
View arlodaniel's profile

Bringing out the grain

07-21-2015 08:15 PM by arlodaniel

Hi all, A couple years back I stained this fir table with a technique that...

8 07-22-2015 01:17 AM
View StaceyD's profile

Finishing Mesquite Table with Epoxy Filler

07-21-2015 01:12 PM by StaceyD

I’m working on a new dining table and it’s the first time I’...

9 07-22-2015 12:15 AM
View WisconsinWoodsman's profile

Final sanding and finishing with multiple coats of Waterlox

07-21-2015 02:00 AM by WisconsinWoodsman

Hello all, First off I would like to start with a hearty HELP! I am making...

5 07-21-2015 09:52 PM
View wflather's profile

Walnut sapwood

07-19-2015 05:20 PM by wflather

I recently finished a plank bottom chair, using black walnut for the seat. T...

6 07-21-2015 09:05 PM
View Sk8sydney's profile

Epoxy over Blo

07-21-2015 02:37 PM by Sk8sydney

I’m trying to put epoxy or BLO that is there , how should I do it

1 07-21-2015 03:25 PM
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Painting Kitchen Cabinets-Oak in Dark Walnut-Tips Needed-Please Help

07-20-2015 03:21 PM by HandyFrank

My wife and I want to freshen up our kitchen and I want to consider painting ...

10 07-21-2015 03:18 PM
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Finish Recommendations for Maple Plywood (BORG)

07-21-2015 12:57 PM by Kurt T. Kneller

I am in the process of building a router table and I am using maple plywood f...

5 07-21-2015 02:01 PM
View Sk8sydney's profile

Epoxy over BLO

07-20-2015 09:03 PM by Sk8sydney

I made a table out of pallets and put Boiled linseed oil on it and now want t...

1 07-20-2015 09:26 PM
View Pendragon1998's profile

Sand off all stain before restaining?

07-19-2015 05:51 PM by Pendragon1998

I am restoring a Craftsman hand drill and the wood parts are some sort of sta...

4 07-20-2015 03:07 AM
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Topcoat Product Help

07-16-2015 08:13 PM by jackson74

Hi All, I am looking to get into finishing a bit with dye stains and durab...

7 07-19-2015 10:39 PM
View JeffP's profile

wax finish - heat gun?

07-18-2015 02:08 PM by JeffP

Recently I have seen a few youtube videos where they are using a wax finish&...

3 07-19-2015 12:51 AM
View Alan S's profile

Sanding em6000

07-18-2015 04:52 PM by Alan S

I have sprayed target coatings’ water based finish on a project and it ...

2 07-18-2015 11:27 PM
View HuckFinn's profile

Staining hardwood

07-17-2015 06:23 PM by HuckFinn

Im using planks of red oak for a scroll saw project and im looking to stain i...

4 07-18-2015 12:49 PM
View Quixxo's profile

Drafting table repair and/or refinish

07-16-2015 03:13 PM by Quixxo

I just bought a neat drafting table. I don’t know how old it is –...

4 07-17-2015 11:24 PM

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