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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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Need Advice on What to Use to Clean the Wood on a Old Gerstner Tool Box

05-07-2015 03:12 AM by Fired_Yo_Momma

Hi All, I am a newbie and I would like to pick you minds on what do you re...

7 05-08-2015 12:49 AM
View Imakenicefirewood's profile

Wipe on poly over Danish Oil...first time using both products.

05-06-2015 09:21 PM by Imakenicefirewood

I’m refinishing a crib (stripped it down to bare wood) and finishing a ...

5 05-07-2015 11:44 PM
View IAMike's profile

Resilient, Shiny finish

05-07-2015 05:10 AM by IAMike

I’m making a wedding present, some lawn dice made from 4×4 fir. P...

3 05-07-2015 02:04 PM
View JeremyT21's profile

Which stain for matching?(pic included)

05-07-2015 05:20 AM by JeremyT21

Hi Everyone, I have a buddy who has asked me to put a back on this desk hi...

1 05-07-2015 06:10 AM
View BigJon's profile

Interior Finish For Cedar

01-29-2015 04:34 PM by BigJon

Hello all! Want to give a huge thanks for the wealth of information that is f...

5 05-06-2015 01:40 PM
View Purrmaster's profile

Coloring or pickling pine

04-24-2015 04:27 AM by Purrmaster

Greetings and salutations, I’m building a book case out of pine. It...

12 05-04-2015 09:20 AM
View Canofworms's profile

Can I add Japan Dryer danish oil?

10-08-2014 11:58 AM by Canofworms

Refinishing an oak table. I applied a few coats of Danish oil but it’s...

11 05-04-2015 12:17 AM
View Corrie100's profile

Hardener with oil for outdoors?

04-30-2015 06:21 PM by Corrie100

Hi, I want to protect and strengthen an outdoor deadwood sculpture I’...

7 05-04-2015 12:16 AM
View sawdust703's profile

what finish to use?

05-02-2015 04:11 AM by sawdust703

Anybody ever work with beetle kill pine? I picked some up recently at Home De...

7 05-03-2015 02:48 PM
View wallyginter1's profile

Varnish and Lacquer

04-30-2015 06:21 PM by wallyginter1

Iv been using a variety of oils on my recent projects and it really brings ou...

6 05-03-2015 01:57 AM
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05-02-2015 07:14 PM by JUC

I just finished building clamping cauls and am ready to glue up a table top. ...

9 05-02-2015 10:00 PM
View JAY Made's profile

Finish for Kitchen/Dining Room Table

05-02-2015 03:35 PM by JAY Made

Hey Guys A friend as asked me to make a cherry Kitchen/Dining room table. ...

3 05-02-2015 09:08 PM
View rkwoods's profile

Staining question

05-01-2015 06:52 PM by rkwoods

I have used Minwax oil stains for many years with very good results. Recently...

2 05-02-2015 02:24 PM
View tyskkvinna's profile

Finishing Suggestions

04-30-2015 12:54 PM by tyskkvinna

Hi all, I am currently doing some large batches of wood that I have run th...

9 05-01-2015 03:10 PM
View fourtay22's profile

2 drawers, different shade after stripping finish off

05-01-2015 01:40 AM by fourtay22

So I finished the chemical strip of this credenza and noticed that one side o...

1 05-01-2015 01:50 AM
View Stevedore's profile

Deft Brushing Lacquer

04-26-2015 03:10 PM by Stevedore

I’m starting to finish a serving tray I’ve been working on. The ...

11 04-29-2015 06:26 PM
View Gingerbeard's profile

Glossy finish on Basswood Pendants

04-28-2015 09:04 PM by Gingerbeard

I’m new to the forum. I’ve only been whittling and carving for a...

2 04-29-2015 01:58 AM
View arthursbest's profile

Edge Banding Problem! HELP

04-28-2015 02:00 PM by arthursbest

I have two sides of this box that I have made a oops on!!! I have attached...

6 04-28-2015 05:24 PM
View MarkTheFiddler's profile

A frame finishing trick.

04-28-2015 04:21 AM by MarkTheFiddler

Howdy, I know there are a whole bunch of ways to skin a cat. So here’...

7 04-28-2015 04:25 PM
View JDCrae's profile

Curly Maple Finishing Plans, would like input

03-03-2015 05:04 PM by JDCrae

Hey all, I am going to be starting a project pretty soon, and while I did ...

25 04-28-2015 01:49 PM

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