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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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What exterior paint for Adirondack chairs

06-06-2013 01:43 AM by distrbd

Although I hate to paint any type of woodworking projects but my wife wants m...

6 06-07-2013 01:48 AM
View flwoodie's profile

Prevent raised grain of wood utensils?

06-05-2013 06:09 PM by flwoodie

I am looking to sell and give away some wooden utensils in the near future. B...

10 06-06-2013 09:38 PM
View TheWoodenOyster's profile

Waterlox Application

05-29-2013 03:49 AM by TheWoodenOyster

Hey guys, I know there are some serious Waterlox devotees out there who sw...

13 06-06-2013 05:22 PM
View Sergio's profile

Questions on finishing with mineral oil

12-18-2012 04:01 PM by Sergio

Hello dear Jocks,I am having my first experiment with mineral oil (and any ot...

11 06-06-2013 04:11 PM
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Heavy or Light Mineral Oil

06-04-2013 04:33 PM by danofpaco

My wife works in a pharmacy where I can get a good deal on mineral oil for fi...

12 06-05-2013 08:56 PM
View lazyoakfarm's profile

waterborn / HVLP

06-01-2013 06:21 PM by lazyoakfarm

Made a visit to Benjamin moore dealer and they recommend the following paints...

11 06-05-2013 01:31 PM
View Stormy's profile

How to stop fisheye.

05-31-2013 08:14 PM by Stormy

I’m refinishing a blanket chest top. Grandson scratched a heart and &#...

27 06-05-2013 02:07 AM
View Charlie's profile

bare HVLP turbine

06-03-2013 10:36 PM by Charlie

I may have an opportunity to pick up a 6PSI, 65CFM turbine for $10. It’...

7 06-04-2013 09:16 PM
View adamclyde's profile

finishing recommendations for a walnut writing desk

06-03-2013 06:37 PM by adamclyde

I’m in the process of making a antique-style schoolhouse writing desk. ...

5 06-04-2013 02:13 PM
View yellowtruck75's profile

Finish for outdoor walnut furniture (covered porch)

06-03-2013 04:34 PM by yellowtruck75

I got a request from a potential client for a pair if walnut Maloof rockers t...

2 06-03-2013 09:27 PM
View Encee's profile

Matching aged paint

06-02-2013 10:12 AM by Encee

About 5 years ago I painted my kitchen cabinets white. I used Sherwin Willia...

3 06-03-2013 02:25 AM
View lanwater's profile

Sealing the grain with car putty.

07-16-2011 08:23 AM by lanwater

During a recent trip, I saw a finisher use car putty all over a bed he was fi...

37 06-02-2013 03:56 AM
View RobertStix's profile

Between Danish Oil & Varnish?

06-01-2013 03:28 AM by RobertStix

Hi – first of all…WHOA! I’m blown away by the accumulated k...

6 06-02-2013 01:46 AM
View Kwit's profile

OK -What's the deal with Cedar ?

06-01-2013 03:16 PM by Kwit

I’m building a fence with 1×6x6 cedar pickets attached to PTframin...

2 06-01-2013 03:36 PM
View Lee Barker's profile

Have you any experience in dipping small pine products in dye?

05-31-2013 06:00 PM by Lee Barker

Think of a point of purchase display. End grain as well as flat grain. Cust...

2 06-01-2013 03:15 PM
View Paddywhack's profile

Finishing aromatic cedar

05-30-2013 08:00 PM by Paddywhack

I have two book matched slabs of aromatic cedar I’m turning into a tab...

6 05-31-2013 09:44 PM
View Ben's profile

Finish for commercial coffee bar?

05-29-2013 01:25 AM by Ben

I’m finishing up a custom cabinet/bar job for a small coffee shop.The c...

5 05-31-2013 03:35 PM
View woodcox's profile

In need of a sea worthy finish.

05-31-2013 12:07 AM by woodcox

My father retired to the Oregon coast a few years ago and has since taken up ...

8 05-31-2013 03:38 AM
View danoaz's profile

Red Oak Garden Bench Seat

05-30-2013 01:27 PM by danoaz

Novice here – See photo of red oak garden bench that I built for my wif...

7 05-30-2013 05:17 PM
View JesseTutt's profile

does water based poly have problems with humidity?

05-30-2013 03:17 AM by JesseTutt

Usually I work with oil based finishes and will not spray in high humidity. ...

4 05-30-2013 02:50 PM

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