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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 dhearsch's profile

Need advice to finish reclaimed oak countertop with sink

03-21-2013 07:05 AM by dhearsch

New member here – wanted to thank everyone as this site has been a grea...

2 03-21-2013 08:11 PM
View Sirgreggins's profile

Adding BLO to Arm-R-Seal to warm up the wood (after 1st coat?)

03-20-2013 02:00 AM by Sirgreggins

I just finished building my version of the woodwhisperer weekend wall shelf o...

17 03-21-2013 01:06 PM
View MidwestKid's profile

Anyone familiar with blending stains or know which one is used for the "Twilight" shade

03-20-2013 02:49 PM by MidwestKid

My kitchen cabinets are called twilight made by Quality Cabinets. Also, is th...

2 03-20-2013 03:09 PM
View hagem's profile

ashes as stain

03-19-2013 10:30 AM by hagem

Hello, My husband and I are planning on putting down a new wood floor, we ...

1 03-19-2013 04:28 PM
View BLarge's profile

Quarter Sawn Oak Table Advice

03-16-2013 06:40 PM by BLarge

So, my original plan was to build this table in QS Oak for the base, 1Inch Wa...

8 03-18-2013 08:01 PM
View keathb's profile

I need help with ingredients for a finish

03-17-2013 09:42 PM by keathb

Hey guys, I used to work with a guy who taught me to build furniture but I un...

4 03-18-2013 02:37 AM
View steve's profile

Right out of the can, man! Gen. Fin. Enduro Water-based Lacquer get's my approval.

03-18-2013 01:10 AM by steve

Right out of the can, man.I use General Finishes Enduro water-based Lacquer –...

1 03-18-2013 01:16 AM
View pashley's profile

Bush Oil finishing system.

12-21-2012 08:21 PM by pashley

Can you share your experience with Bush Oil products? I saw a brief demo a...

7 03-17-2013 11:13 PM
View BLarge's profile

Fuji HVLP Turbine Systems

11-14-2012 12:43 AM by BLarge

Anybody have experience with these machines?? The reviews at a variety of so...

20 03-17-2013 01:06 PM
View Mrkixx's profile

Best finish

03-16-2013 11:18 PM by Mrkixx

Hi Guys & Gals, I do have a very good question, what is the best way to F...

4 03-17-2013 03:58 AM
View Thalweg's profile

Toned Lacquer

03-16-2013 03:57 AM by Thalweg

I’m refinishing the cabinets in an old Airstream camper. The woodwork i...

1 03-16-2013 04:04 AM
View Lee Barker's profile

2 Questions for Experienced Dye Users

03-14-2013 05:39 PM by Lee Barker

The project: Embellishing a dilapidated oak library chair, specifically the ...

4 03-15-2013 11:50 PM
View Odiferous's profile

Remedial Finishing

03-14-2013 05:58 PM by Odiferous

I see articles and videos galore about choosing finishes and techniques for a...

2 03-15-2013 12:01 AM
View wrightly's profile

overarm pin router finish?

03-13-2013 11:41 PM by wrightly

i’ve almost completed and overarm pin router jig. i couldn’t ...

0 03-13-2013 11:41 PM
View scottishbob's profile

spray finish indoors (paint)

02-18-2013 07:05 PM by scottishbob

Hi can anyone help me , I have recently fitted some MDF TV units, window seat...

21 03-13-2013 10:46 AM
View Jim Finn's profile

Drying board

03-11-2013 09:22 PM by Jim Finn

I am looking for a source for what is called a “Drying Board” It ...

13 03-13-2013 12:32 AM
View LearningAsIGo's profile

Latex enamel vs oil and is poly needed?

03-10-2013 04:50 PM by LearningAsIGo

When you are ready to enter the finishing stages of a project what are the pr...

17 03-12-2013 09:33 PM
View bygrace's profile

Stain or Dye, what's your preference?

01-15-2013 01:01 AM by bygrace

I’ve been playing around with stains and dyes, trying to figure out whi...

9 03-12-2013 08:02 PM
View RussellAP's profile

Being frank about finishes

12-12-2012 03:13 PM by RussellAP

One of my friends here on LJ is Charles Neil, he’s a pro finisher and I...

11 03-12-2013 01:19 PM
View Brobab's profile

India ink vs spray paint

03-11-2013 01:15 AM by Brobab

I am completing an ambrosia maple kitchen table. The top is highly figured a...

7 03-11-2013 04:04 PM

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