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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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View newwoodbutcher's profile

No more paint

09-08-2014 05:50 PM by newwoodbutcher

I live in Southern California, North San Diego County inland. The sun here i...

3 09-10-2014 01:20 PM
View PSUlion01's profile

Need some help with a craftsman-style wainscoting project

02-01-2014 03:16 PM by PSUlion01

Sorry if this is in the wrong forum…wasn’t sure where to put it. ...

3 09-10-2014 11:05 AM
View Straightbowed's profile

BLO and Shellac finish

05-27-2013 05:36 PM by Straightbowed

Im finishing a cherry coffee table it is old dark cherry lumber that I found ...

20 09-08-2014 08:20 PM
View rbk28's profile

Oil Poly Problem

09-02-2014 05:03 PM by rbk28

Hi Everyone,I have some background with brush finishing, but new to spraying....

11 09-08-2014 04:34 PM
View Murdnunoc's profile

Thinning toluene/spirits based varnish

09-07-2014 04:55 PM by Murdnunoc

Hi folks,Been hacking at wood projects for a while, but just getting into a f...

10 09-08-2014 02:22 AM
View Carol5's profile

finish for kids built-ins

09-06-2014 11:25 PM by Carol5

I will be building a window seat with built-in cabinets/bookshelves in my kid...

1 09-07-2014 02:57 AM
View distrbd's profile

what do you use for blotch control?

09-04-2014 11:52 PM by distrbd

What do you use to condition prior to staining?I have heard a lot of praises ...

22 09-06-2014 05:42 PM
View poospleasures's profile

Need a slippery surface

09-04-2014 12:19 AM by poospleasures

HELP-I’ve had a problem off and on for a long while. I make some projec...

11 09-06-2014 01:35 PM
View skcj213's profile

Finish Repair

09-05-2014 01:43 PM by skcj213

Good morning all! I am looking for some tips on repairing the finish on my...

6 09-06-2014 02:19 AM
View NewbieLaura's profile

Help! I don't want to mess up my first project!

09-05-2014 03:08 AM by NewbieLaura

Okay, here’s the question. What is the best option for sealing a kitche...

11 09-05-2014 11:58 PM
View AandCstyle's profile

? re spraying shellac

09-04-2014 05:59 PM by AandCstyle

I normally only use WB products, but am now considering using an oil base sta...

9 09-05-2014 11:14 PM
View Scott Landry's profile

Where did I go wrong - water based poly over Boiled Lindseed oil

08-28-2014 01:26 AM by Scott Landry

I made a nice walnut and cherry box to hold a cash for a wedding gift and wan...

16 09-05-2014 05:01 AM
View Notw's profile

How to get a gloss painted finish

09-03-2014 01:05 PM by Notw

I am refinishing an old 3 drawer dresser and have run into a frustrating snag...

1 09-04-2014 01:29 PM
View JohnMcD348's profile

How can I make the endgrain finish match the rest and not be darker?

09-01-2014 02:21 PM by JohnMcD348

Maybe I’m not searching correctly. I’m sure it’s come up b...

15 09-03-2014 12:30 AM
View Fish22's profile

Finish Recommendation

08-31-2014 11:48 PM by Fish22

I am in the process of doing 2 shelves for the bathroom, and am looking for r...

2 09-02-2014 06:13 PM
View skogie1's profile

polyurethane AND stain both sides or just poly?

09-02-2014 12:17 AM by skogie1

Newbie question: I’m finishing a douglas fir table top and I’m wo...

5 09-02-2014 02:43 AM
View Reaper417's profile

What Can I Use

08-31-2014 01:02 AM by Reaper417

Hey guys, my friend is making a small dresser. The top is going to be an oak ...

6 09-02-2014 01:09 AM
View BigJon's profile

What should i seal coasters with?

09-01-2014 10:58 AM by BigJon

Awesome information on this site. My skills would not be nearly as developed ...

4 09-01-2014 03:59 PM
View FancyShoes's profile

Out door table

09-01-2014 11:28 AM by FancyShoes

I am using a old wooden wire spool for a out door bar height table, I sanded ...

3 09-01-2014 02:11 PM
View RocketDogs's profile

Need Advice...Spraying BIN Earlex 6900

08-26-2014 01:56 PM by RocketDogs

I have used BIN with great success brushing and aerosol cans….need to s...

4 09-01-2014 01:16 PM

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