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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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Alphabet Blocks... all six sides?

555 days ago by drpdrp

Okay so I am going to be putting a clear coat on some alphabet blocks I made ...

3 555 days ago
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how much alcohol per transtint drops?

557 days ago by mtx77

Im having some probs matching some new wood repairs to existing old furniture...

4 555 days ago
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Finish for cherry bathroom shelf?

556 days ago by BerBer5985

I made a bathroom shelf for my wife out of cherry that she’s been wanti...

1 556 days ago
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How can you get a polyeurthene spray finish to dry faster....heat?

556 days ago by DanaLynn

I have a heart shapped puzzle I made for a giveaway at church this morning an...

5 556 days ago
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Please help identify this finish

568 days ago by jpmassey

I’ve spent a couple years working in a custom cabinet shop, but we only...

18 557 days ago
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Question for turners

558 days ago by RussellAP

Do you finish the bottom of your bowls? I just sand mine down and maybe on...

16 557 days ago
View chip73's profile

HVLP and Milk Paint

836 days ago by chip73

I am working on an entertainment center for my daughter and she wants it pain...

8 558 days ago
View Kade Knight's profile

Best table top finishes?

559 days ago by Kade Knight

So I am building an alder table…I know its a relatively soft wood for a...

7 558 days ago
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Will water based poly blotch on cherry?

561 days ago by Sirgreggins

Hye guys, I was curious if waterbased poly would blotch on cherry or if blotc...

9 559 days ago
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Pianting routed MDF doors.

561 days ago by WOODIE1

Ok I made 2 mistakes, one not making my own real wood cabinet doors and anoth...

4 560 days ago
View brownred's profile

Finishes for Wenge?

560 days ago by brownred

I have some Wenge that I am playing around with. I put on some “wipe on...

1 560 days ago
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Help Choosing Wood and Finish for Dining Table

561 days ago by mstang1988

I’ve been planning on building a dining table and through accident foun...

11 560 days ago
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Food-safe finish for pallet wood

562 days ago by PSUmike

Hello all, I’ve been gathering and busting apart recycled pallets fo...

11 560 days ago
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1950's Craftsman floor model TS... I need input on what colors to paint it.

592 days ago by jlasersmith

Sorry if this is the wrong forum. I have a 1950’s Craftsman table saw t...

18 561 days ago
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Interesting information on varnish in cold weather

562 days ago by Purrmaster

I thought some of you might be interested in this link: http://community.w...

0 562 days ago
View SVM's profile

finishing for chestnut

563 days ago by SVM

hello all.This is my first post :-)as i am currently unemployed, i resumed a ...

6 562 days ago
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I've messed up paint/poly problem

566 days ago by dogdoc

I’ve gotten myself into a paint pickle, and as will be clear when you r...

10 563 days ago
View Purrmaster's profile

Should I use a finish on a cedar chest?

563 days ago by Purrmaster

I’m planning on making a small chest out of aromatic cedar. The tradit...

6 563 days ago
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Mixing Finishes?

565 days ago by CaseyJones

I’m about to finish a large walnut slab (8’ x 30” x 1.75...

6 564 days ago
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Bees wax and mineral oil

565 days ago by Betsy

A quick question before I start my day job…. I want to try the bees ...

13 565 days ago

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