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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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French Polish Part VII Applying Shellac

560 days ago by RussellAP

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Paranoia setting in about spraying lacquer help please

564 days ago by Goatlocker

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

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View pintodeluxe's profile

Finishing Drawer Parts - Aromatic Cedar

561 days ago by pintodeluxe

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

4 561 days ago
View rut's profile

Solvent disposal

561 days ago by rut

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

1 561 days ago
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How Should I Finish My Juniper Mantel Piece

561 days ago by TLars

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

0 561 days ago
View AKSteve's profile

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

577 days ago by AKSteve

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

8 561 days ago
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dog friendly finish - puppy house

602 days ago by berlinguyinca

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

4 561 days ago
View Lee Barker's profile

Steel wool? ScotchBrite? Which one and Why?

604 days ago by Lee Barker

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

19 561 days ago
View diamondpony's profile

inside box odour

562 days ago by diamondpony

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

7 561 days ago
View wiser1934's profile

stearated sand paper

562 days ago by wiser1934

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

10 561 days ago
View josh's profile

Refinishing an antique dresser

570 days ago by josh

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

2 562 days ago
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problems with spray lacquer

563 days ago by shelly_b

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

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Diffuser oil spilled on rustic style table - need help

564 days ago by FireFitzy

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

4 563 days ago
View Lee Barker's profile

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

573 days ago by Lee Barker

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

7 564 days ago
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dye and finish before glue up

571 days ago by bygrace

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

3 565 days ago
View magicmark's profile

Finishing advice for kitchen cabinets

567 days ago by magicmark

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

4 566 days ago
View COMO's profile

Painting MDF

569 days ago by COMO

I am getting ready to start a build for our office. It will involve a murphy...

15 566 days ago
View Mark's profile

Another Maple question.

568 days ago by Mark

I’m starting the assembly on a Mission style book case. After I had st...

7 567 days ago
View Ben's profile

Please recommend kitchen cabinet finish

568 days ago by Ben

I’m about to start building drawers/doors for my base cabs.They have Ch...

5 567 days ago
View Brandon's profile

HVLP Spray Gun Advice

568 days ago by Brandon

I’m looking to purchase a spray gun that won’t break the bank. I ...

15 567 days ago

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