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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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Wood Piano Refurbishing

553 days ago by danoaz

I would like help with suggestions on what to do with our piano. See the pho...

18 552 days ago
View Bdubya's profile

Finishing Barnwood

553 days ago by Bdubya

First thanks to everyone who is on these forums I have been reading and learn...

5 553 days ago
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Urgent help needed from the experts

554 days ago by StevieA

Hi – I am an amateur newbie who has been lurking on this forum and have...

12 554 days ago
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Need help with finish for 100 yr old table

557 days ago by Coyotexas

I am in the process of making a dining table out of White Oak. It was salvag...

5 554 days ago
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French Polish Part VII Applying Shellac

554 days ago by RussellAP

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Paranoia setting in about spraying lacquer help please

557 days ago by Goatlocker

Ok, so eI have 3 good coats of shellac on my project for my sisters house and...

21 554 days ago
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Finishing Drawer Parts - Aromatic Cedar

554 days ago by pintodeluxe

I am building two dressers. The drawers are poplar with aromatic cedar botto...

4 554 days ago
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Solvent disposal

554 days ago by rut

I admit it, I’ll buy foam brushes to use for painting oil based paints ...

1 554 days ago
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How Should I Finish My Juniper Mantel Piece

554 days ago by TLars

First time posting here on Lumber Jocks and I’m hoping for some advice on...

0 554 days ago
View AKSteve's profile

what speed setting for what grit paper on an orbital sander?

570 days ago by AKSteve

I hope I am posting this in the right forum. I have an Orbital Sander with a ...

8 555 days ago
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dog friendly finish - puppy house

596 days ago by berlinguyinca

hi there, so since a while (close to two months now) I’m working on ...

4 555 days ago
View Lee Barker's profile

Steel wool? ScotchBrite? Which one and Why?

597 days ago by Lee Barker

Do you have both in the drawer? If not, which do you prefer and why? If...

19 555 days ago
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inside box odour

555 days ago by diamondpony

Hi everyone, this has been a problem with me since I started to make boxes. H...

7 555 days ago
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stearated sand paper

556 days ago by wiser1934

i have heard that if you use a stearated paper for sanding, you will have tro...

10 555 days ago
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Refinishing an antique dresser

563 days ago by josh

Hi. My wife chanced upon a nice (but a little banged-up) antique dresser on C...

2 556 days ago
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problems with spray lacquer

556 days ago by shelly_b

I decided to use spray lacquer on the paper towel holders i am making b/c it ...

14 556 days ago
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Diffuser oil spilled on rustic style table - need help

557 days ago by FireFitzy

Hey everyone, My girlfriend just spilled some diffuser oil on her rustic s...

4 557 days ago
View Lee Barker's profile

Have you used Tried and True Varnish Oil? (that's a brand name)

566 days ago by Lee Barker

I was leafing through some old FWW and found a piece by Chris Becksvoort in w...

7 557 days ago
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dye and finish before glue up

564 days ago by bygrace

I’m a novice woodworker in need of some advice. I’m building a la...

3 558 days ago
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Finishing advice for kitchen cabinets

561 days ago by magicmark

I’ll be waiting until I get the entire bank of cabinets ready for stain...

4 560 days ago

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