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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 in Trend tool and bit cleaner

06-14-2013 01:22 PM by joeyinsouthaustin

This stuff has been talked about and reviewed. It works great. I have conta...

2 08-05-2013 11:06 PM
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Automata Finishing

07-24-2013 01:55 PM by Twigloo

I am building an Automata and am wondering what finish to go with, its mostly...

9 08-05-2013 01:19 PM
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Log Siding

08-02-2013 09:52 AM by woodlog

Good morning, I have a question that perhaps somebody could give me an answer...

4 08-05-2013 02:14 AM
View 5fish's profile

Staining an end table top

07-08-2013 09:12 AM by 5fish

Hey LJ’s I’m new to woodworking and Lumberjocks. I have an end ta...

7 08-04-2013 05:24 PM
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Can anything be put over shellac?

07-30-2013 05:21 AM by natenaaron

So, I was not able to find Seal Coat anywhere in the next big town over. The...

30 08-02-2013 05:22 PM
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Sanding Sealer and Paint Questions (Table Finishing)

07-29-2013 07:25 AM by tony48

Hello all, This is my first post here and I need some expertise since I...

11 08-02-2013 12:05 PM
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Top coat instead of poly

08-01-2013 09:33 PM by lateralus819

I just applied my last coat of danish oil to my completed hall table. I’...

7 08-02-2013 02:02 AM
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Any luck spraying arm r seal

08-01-2013 01:09 AM by tturner

I’ve found this stuff to be my one, go to finish now. I usually wipe on...

4 08-01-2013 03:57 PM
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Need advice for painting wooden projects

07-31-2013 09:59 PM by dansnow

Howdy everyone. I need some advice. I recently started a very small home busi...

13 08-01-2013 04:08 AM
View Rosco169's profile

Need Help with 1890's hand pegged floor

07-29-2013 07:26 AM by Rosco169

Hello Everyone. I have a hardwood floor in my dinning room that is i...

7 07-31-2013 02:18 AM
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Dark red oak finishing recommendations

07-30-2013 06:46 PM by mummykicks

I’m building an art/drafting table for my daughter, and it’s goin...

5 07-30-2013 11:41 PM
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Order of operations?

07-26-2013 08:23 PM by BTimmons

I’m making a dark box for my friend to use in his wet plate photography...

9 07-30-2013 04:17 PM
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Spray Equipment Quesiton

07-29-2013 09:02 PM by WadeHolloway

Many years ago I did a little cabinet work and we had a old fashioned paint p...

9 07-30-2013 03:12 PM
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Finishing walnut dining table

07-30-2013 06:19 AM by LoveWalnut

I’m working on the table top now and have already glued up the trestle ...

2 07-30-2013 12:20 PM
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07-24-2013 07:34 PM by garyprott

I used water based poly on a dinning room table. I don’t have a sprayer...

3 07-30-2013 04:59 AM
View JADobson's profile

How do you finish pine?

07-29-2013 08:59 PM by JADobson

My wife came home with some cheap pine shelves that she got on sale. They are...

5 07-30-2013 01:27 AM
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Adding Tannins To Cherry Sapwood

07-29-2013 08:11 PM by captfoss

My understanding is that cherry wood darkens as it ages because of the tannin...

3 07-29-2013 09:32 PM
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Finishing Table Top with Stain Design

07-27-2013 01:07 PM by SpartanLumber

I had the great idea that I should build a table in a short amount of time. I...

3 07-29-2013 05:38 PM
View LoganN's profile

suggestions for refinishing a bar top

07-29-2013 01:50 AM by LoganN

Friends of my wife and I own a wine bar that just celebrated its 1 year anniv...

1 07-29-2013 03:11 AM
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Removing paint from small pin holes.

07-26-2013 09:17 AM by Eric Wuennecke

I landed this antique drafting table from a guy that just wanted it out of hi...

8 07-27-2013 06:06 PM

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