Finishing Forum

  • Advertise with us

The finish, whether paint, wax, stain, or something else, can make or break a project. What are your tips and questions regarding finishes?

Topics Replies Last post
View John Harris's profile

Cleaning and sanding an old grimy butcher block

07-28-2013 08:53 PM by John Harris

I have a very specific question concerning a butcher block table top. I had ...

27 08-24-2013 11:50 AM
View JSB's profile

The Best and Easiest Way to Finish Pine

01-22-2013 06:18 AM by JSB

Sorry to those who have already seen this in my blog. I should have posted he...

28 08-24-2013 12:47 AM
View scottdarr's profile

walnut countertop finish

08-01-2013 08:01 AM by scottdarr

I am building countertops for our kitchen out of walnut , i think i will be u...

15 08-21-2013 07:01 PM
View Indywar's profile

Suggestion for better finishing result

08-20-2013 04:47 PM by Indywar

I have just started in woodworking and I made the top for a lazy susan (s...

9 08-21-2013 02:48 PM
View Jerry's profile

Need advice from Finish Experts

08-20-2013 12:04 PM by Jerry

We have a job coming up very soon. The customer wants alder and wants it sta...

14 08-21-2013 02:39 PM
View Jofa's profile

Finishing Santos Mahogany

08-02-2013 12:59 AM by Jofa

I have a project I’m working on and need some advice. The wood is Sa...

15 08-20-2013 12:20 AM
View JohnOfNELA's profile

mold underneath eurothane sealant

08-06-2013 07:55 AM by JohnOfNELA

My father and I just finished a lovely table base made from an oak stump, sea...

6 08-19-2013 11:05 PM
View HickoryHill's profile

How to finish this stump cutoff?

08-19-2013 09:25 PM by HickoryHill

Our sister company does tree removal among other things, so I get a crack at ...

3 08-19-2013 10:17 PM
View BigMig's profile

Would this work for finishing a soft Maple Stepstool ?

08-18-2013 01:38 AM by BigMig

I made Tommy Mac’s Shaker Stepstool in soft maple. Hand – cut do...

9 08-19-2013 05:06 AM
View finishingfun's profile

sanding tips

08-15-2013 07:34 AM by finishingfun

Hello. Im a finisher specifically in the feild of stairs and handrailings. As...

5 08-18-2013 03:19 PM
View BigAndRich's profile

White areas after Poly?

08-16-2013 06:15 PM by BigAndRich

Never really done a lot of finishing. Actually this is the first piece. I s...

11 08-18-2013 01:22 PM
View natenaaron's profile

Shellac smell

08-14-2013 11:27 PM by natenaaron

I finally finished my coffee table but even after a week the shellac smell is...

30 08-17-2013 08:11 PM
View DennisD's profile

Crown Molding

08-17-2013 01:13 AM by DennisD

I have made a wall bookcase and it calls for crown molding for the top. I...

3 08-17-2013 02:57 AM
View JUNECLEAVER's profile

My Husband's Latest Finishing Emergency: Adirondack Chairs

08-15-2013 04:12 PM by JUNECLEAVER

Hello my LJ friends! Once again, I turn to you in time of need and hope yo...

8 08-16-2013 05:08 PM
View BentheViking's profile

Painting over oak cabinet doors

08-12-2013 07:27 PM by BentheViking

So I’ve been working on these cabinet doors during my days off for near...

6 08-16-2013 02:07 AM
View Lumber2Sawdust's profile

Any advice on REMOVING General Finishes Water-based stain?

08-14-2013 10:19 PM by Lumber2Sawdust

I have some wood windows that needed to be finished. Based on advice here on...

3 08-16-2013 12:38 AM
View ivanivan's profile

Getting a smooth oil finish on cherry

08-13-2013 05:30 AM by ivanivan

I’m finishing a piece of cherry with a penetrating oil finish. The labe...

8 08-14-2013 01:52 PM
View dekhowa's profile

lets do it

08-13-2013 05:29 AM by dekhowa

lets do something new

29 08-14-2013 01:45 AM
View twItCHer731's profile

Cedar vase finish

08-12-2013 02:25 AM by twItCHer731

So I finished turning a vase out of cedar, sanded up to 500, have applied lay...

2 08-12-2013 04:09 AM
View mporter's profile

darkening cherry

08-02-2013 07:57 PM by mporter

I have just recently made a project that involved laminating alternating cher...

18 08-12-2013 02:57 AM

« prev 1 ... 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 ... 153 next »
3050 topics

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics