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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 is the best paint/finish stripper?

03-11-2013 12:59 AM by cutworm

I bought a gallon of Crown stripper at Lowes and don’t care much for it...

5 03-11-2013 10:51 AM
View JMattTX's profile

Finish Ideas for Desktop

03-09-2013 08:45 AM by JMattTX

Hey guys, I’m new to this site, and to woodworking. I’m build...

6 03-10-2013 06:01 PM
View camps764's profile

Low odor finish for clothes basket/hamper

03-08-2013 01:18 PM by camps764

Good morning ya’ll! Boy scouts honor I tried searching for this befo...

12 03-10-2013 05:06 PM
View shelly_b's profile

How to remove paste wax without removing laquer...

03-10-2013 02:04 AM by shelly_b

I thought I had finished buffing out an application of laquer, but after putt...

2 03-10-2013 04:32 AM
View Chris Speights's profile

Runs in Top Coat

03-01-2013 07:42 PM by Chris Speights

I am doing a blanket chest and I had used GF Water Based stain. It went on g...

6 03-10-2013 03:39 AM
View ay1978pa's profile

First project - looking for finish ideas

03-08-2013 08:21 AM by ay1978pa

Newbie here. I am almost done with my first major project – an entry ta...

6 03-09-2013 11:57 AM
View mporter's profile

The dreaded dark stain.

03-07-2013 11:41 PM by mporter

Ok, I have made several pieces of furniture for people in the 23-36 age categ...

3 03-09-2013 05:49 AM
View rufus2's profile

Topcoat Darkened Maple (No Stain Used)

03-06-2013 08:30 PM by rufus2

About 3 months ago I topcoated some soft maple with General Finishes High Per...

10 03-08-2013 01:15 PM
View 64cuda's profile

removing mold from furniture

06-26-2012 02:53 AM by 64cuda

Hi everyone just had a water leak and i have some mold on my dining room tabl...

8 03-08-2013 10:34 AM
View ThriceGreatest333's profile

FL Cypress Table Top for Father....need HELP!!

03-07-2013 08:14 AM by ThriceGreatest333

Looking for this effect. My father had a beloved cypress tree on our prop...

9 03-08-2013 03:04 AM
View Leisel's profile

Ipe Porch

12-01-2011 01:59 AM by Leisel

I have an Ipe porch that is in desperate need of sealing/refinishing … ...

3 03-07-2013 10:04 PM
View Scorpius's profile

Shellac primer is gumming my sandpaper, how to proceed?

03-07-2013 08:13 AM by Scorpius

Hello all! I have speakers cabinets made of chipboard and goal is to get b...

8 03-07-2013 09:31 PM
View Dave Carlisle's profile

Epoxy question

01-08-2013 03:51 AM by Dave Carlisle

I have made and sold quite a few Adirondack chairs this past year. I recentl...

12 03-07-2013 09:12 PM
View Blackie_'s profile

Need thoughts and opinions, (Wooden Drinking Coasters) finish or not to finish.

03-07-2013 04:05 PM by Blackie_

Being new to making wooden coasters, I had the train of thought to protect th...

11 03-07-2013 08:45 PM
View enurdat1's profile

Spraying epoxy paint

02-22-2013 04:40 AM by enurdat1

It’s not wood finishing, but it is finishing. I’m thinking about ...

3 03-07-2013 02:18 PM
View Tom Coster's profile

Food safe epoxy? Need opinions.

02-01-2013 01:29 PM by Tom Coster

Opinions needed, please let me know what you think: Mas, System Three, Int...

4 03-07-2013 10:16 AM
View Millo's profile

Is Waterlox wipe- or brush-on or wipe-on/wipe-off?

03-02-2013 04:58 AM by Millo

How do you apply Waterlox, brushing, wiping and leaving it, wipe-on/wipe-off?...

25 03-06-2013 08:10 PM
View VinnyEIRE's profile

Mahogany and ash coffee table

02-28-2013 08:25 PM by VinnyEIRE

Hi there! I’m Vinny and I’m making a coffee table out of mahogany...

9 03-06-2013 06:51 PM
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Mineral Spirits and Poly Problem

07-12-2012 04:22 PM by BinghamtonEd

So I went do to HD the other day, grabbed some Kleen Strip Oderless Mineral S...

28 03-06-2013 05:23 PM
View BrandonR's profile

Top Coat over BlO

03-05-2013 10:46 PM by BrandonR

Hi All! Thanks for taking a look in advance. Lately my favorite one two...

4 03-06-2013 02:37 PM

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