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 MattyMattAg's profile

Finishing over paint question...

08-16-2014 09:19 PM by MattyMattAg

I used a semi gloss paint from SW on some game boards I made and am going to ...

7 08-17-2014 03:14 AM
View starmaykr's profile

How do I finish interior Cedar wall paneling yet keep the aroma?

08-11-2014 05:31 PM by starmaykr

My wife has a rather extreme dislike of all pests (rodents,insects etc.). For...

11 08-16-2014 07:35 PM
View patrad's profile

Refinishing Toolbox

08-06-2014 01:44 PM by patrad

I have this old Stanley toolbox from a grandfather and wondering best way to ...

7 08-15-2014 02:18 AM
View notdan's profile

Finishing a bookcase - Paste Wax?

08-13-2014 01:17 AM by notdan

I built a pine bookcase for a baby/kid’s room (will have books, toys, b...

13 08-15-2014 02:11 AM
View CharlesA's profile

Delta Shopmaster Downdraft Table

08-14-2014 04:27 PM by CharlesA

I’ve never had a downdraft table. Worth $25 from CL? I’ve read ...

5 08-14-2014 05:04 PM
View robscastle's profile

Using a scraper to finish equalivent Grit rating?

08-13-2014 12:12 AM by robscastle

I was using my scraper on some QLD Walnut and I found the scraper produced wh...

6 08-14-2014 10:11 AM
View Chad1172's profile

Finishing a chessboard-Walnut, Maple, and Cherry

08-11-2014 05:28 PM by Chad1172

Hello,I just finished construction of a chessboard for my son. The edges are...

7 08-13-2014 02:08 PM
View Bill White's profile

Cleaning leather table tops.....

08-12-2014 07:56 PM by Bill White

I’m sure you’ve all seen them. The leather desk/table top insert...

3 08-13-2014 12:32 AM
View Bill1974's profile

Does spraying on a finish waste a lot? Or is it just me?

08-12-2014 04:16 PM by Bill1974

I have only made a few pieces of furniture and I have, either used a rattle c...

4 08-12-2014 07:13 PM
View Canofworms's profile

High build sandable primer?? Enclosed front porch..

08-11-2014 02:57 PM by Canofworms

So you know what a front porch FLOOR paint job often looks like after 100 yea...

13 08-12-2014 03:32 PM
View TopamaxSurvivor's profile

Goo Gone discovery for paint removal from finished surface

08-11-2014 12:31 AM by TopamaxSurvivor

I had some spray paint on a stained and finished door do to less than perfect...

9 08-12-2014 03:42 AM
View JohnMcD348's profile

Need advice on finish(es) for Garage workbench

08-10-2014 12:48 PM by JohnMcD348

I’ve got my workbench designed and will start building it in a few days...

6 08-12-2014 03:32 AM
View pariswoodworking's profile

Picking a finish

08-07-2014 09:31 PM by pariswoodworking

For awhile now, I’ve used polyurethane, and I’m pretty much fed u...

12 08-11-2014 05:37 PM
View jonsprague0000's profile

Cherry fuming color

08-08-2014 04:52 AM by jonsprague0000

I’m building a dining room table out of Cherry and am exper...

11 08-11-2014 04:05 PM
View Canofworms's profile

Is spar varnish okay to put on top of quick drying polyurethane?

08-10-2014 01:55 PM by Canofworms

I’m finishing a hope slab and a butcher block from IKEA and I’m n...

8 08-11-2014 04:04 PM
View marcbousquet's profile

Need some advice on finishing

08-10-2014 08:51 PM by marcbousquet

My parents recently dropped off an old White sewing machine w...

2 08-10-2014 09:46 PM
View Keith Kelly's profile

Kids Table Complete, Getting Queasy.

08-08-2014 03:03 AM by Keith Kelly

The Hickory/Pecan kids dining room table I’ve been working on for month...

12 08-10-2014 12:25 PM
View patcollins's profile

Clear Protective finish for painted surfaces

07-31-2014 08:39 PM by patcollins

I am thinking about painting my cheap ugly kitchen cabinets and have read abo...

1 08-10-2014 04:17 AM
View johnnygofast's profile

Grandpa's home made recipe

07-29-2014 01:23 PM by johnnygofast

My grandad made his own wood stain that had a beautiful red tint to it. The o...

1 08-10-2014 02:54 AM
View jimmyhopps's profile

How much orange peel to sand out before next coat of Enduro?

08-08-2014 09:59 PM by jimmyhopps

I have applied my first ever coat of spray finish via the Earlux 5500 to a 6&...

1 08-10-2014 02:17 AM

« prev 1 ... 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 ... 189 next »
3765 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