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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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Kegerator doors

567 days ago by sawdustbreath

A friend needed new doors for a kegerator as they had been replaced once alre...

0 567 days ago
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Filling cracks

567 days ago by Maximillian

HiI have been making end-grain cheeseboards for christmas gifts, which have b...

10 567 days ago
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Help Finishing a Quartersawn Maple Trestle Table Top

569 days ago by Nicholas Hall

I’m a danish oil kind of guy with some exceptional wood on his hands an...

7 567 days ago
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Need advice before I ruin this turning.

569 days ago by RussellAP

This is spalted maple. As you can see, it had some sort of wo...

4 568 days ago
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Oil Base and Shellac Base Primer...

570 days ago by WoodCop

got on my hardwood floor while i was painting. There are several spots on th...

2 569 days ago
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Dyes for wood

570 days ago by RussellAP

I don’t know where I was, probably in the projects section, but I saw w...

5 570 days ago
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Spraying Oil based paint : Orange peel, globs, nothings working

574 days ago by ChrisCarr

I recently finished building a shelf out of mdf with a poplar faceframe. Cons...

16 570 days ago
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Stain lifting off?

581 days ago by Dinger

I need to turn to the woodworking braintrust, AKA, for this o...

4 570 days ago
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Help with wood ceiling lamp - looking for a part

571 days ago by glen

Hi all – My sweetheart and I are designing a new ceiling lamp/chandelie...

3 571 days ago
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BLO with rubb on varnish

572 days ago by jacob34

So I have a project that I have decided to step out of my comfort zone on the...

4 571 days ago
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Help please! Redwood

572 days ago by JHerrman

Hi everyone! I had a slab of redwood in my basement for years and I finall...

2 572 days ago
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finishing an old log face with cool logging mark

903 days ago by yooper

Looking for some suggestion please. I have an old log which shows an interest...

5 572 days ago
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WTF did I just do?!?

626 days ago by cdkoch

Went to put a second coat of oil based Minwax quick dry poly on a door and it...

21 572 days ago
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573 days ago by trz

what’s your favorite way to finish birdseye maple?

2 573 days ago
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Acoustic guitar

681 days ago by madts

I am building my first guitar from a grizzly kit. This is a steel string acou...

8 573 days ago
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Quilt Rack

574 days ago by ptofimpact

Looking for a little input, made a standing Quilt Rack for my daughter, very ...

5 573 days ago
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Turquoise inlay

574 days ago by fisherdoug09

I have finally taken the plunge and did some Turquoise inlay in some rustic W...

4 573 days ago
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Finishing Log Carvings

576 days ago by rockindavan

My brother recently finished another log carving for his wie. He asked me ho...

8 574 days ago
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What is this blotch and how do I fix it?

575 days ago by ChunkyC

I built a nightstand / bedside table to go with the bed that I made. Today, ...

13 575 days ago
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self leveling finish?

575 days ago by JesseTutt

In construction work there are self leveling cement mixes you can use to elim...

8 575 days ago

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