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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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Dye running during my poly application.

03-18-2014 12:32 AM by Dedvw

So I’m new to the whole dying process. I love the color and the way it ...

2 03-18-2014 02:06 AM
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Finish for commercial toy boxs.

03-09-2014 08:55 PM by rncurrie

I have to make some toy box’s for a day care center. The ones they have...

2 03-18-2014 01:09 AM
View EastLake's profile

Wood filler and Finishing

03-17-2014 03:40 PM by EastLake

So, I was assembling a cherry blanket chest yesterday, when I noticed some jo...

1 03-17-2014 07:36 PM
View jtm's profile

HVLP atomization problems - Dye stain help

03-16-2014 07:59 AM by jtm

Hi all, I’m trying to spray some General Finishes dye stain. Here...

12 03-17-2014 07:27 PM
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Getting the D**M Finish right! Help....Poly on painted surface

03-17-2014 12:08 AM by DocSavage45

I need some suggestions to end my finishing nightmare on my desk top. I pu...

20 03-17-2014 05:13 PM
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Bar top finish on waterfall style table

03-15-2014 01:25 PM by camps764

Good morning Jocks! Question for the masses. I have been building a water...

3 03-16-2014 12:55 PM
View Al's profile

Finish on Adirondack Chairs

03-16-2014 12:16 AM by Al

Hello again I just completed a project of adirondack chairs using cypress....

4 03-16-2014 03:00 AM
View HarveyDunn's profile

How to test finish on maple veneer if you don't have scraps

03-13-2014 02:30 PM by HarveyDunn

I’ve just finished a maple veneer project. Now I need to figure out how...

1 03-14-2014 04:24 PM
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Finishing noob looking for affirmation on plan

03-10-2014 07:45 PM by danofpaco

So I’ve never been happy with my finishing jobs to date, but I’m ...

8 03-13-2014 12:15 AM
View Steven Gaffin's profile

Finishing quarter sawn white oak

02-18-2014 04:38 AM by Steven Gaffin

I have gone through almost a dozen finishes in quarter sawn white oak for my ...

18 03-12-2014 03:24 PM
View Ingjr's profile

Burl top finishing questions

03-12-2014 01:18 AM by Ingjr

Working on a small maple round burl top for a end table. It’s in prett...

1 03-12-2014 02:08 AM
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Finishing Cedar Bark On Project

03-11-2014 02:39 AM by JarodMorris

I am making a clock for a friend of mine out of a slab of cedar that I got ou...

6 03-12-2014 12:55 AM
View toddbg's profile

n00b looking for advice

03-11-2014 09:43 PM by toddbg

Hi guys – I’m working on a few pieces for the garage (workbench a...

1 03-11-2014 10:12 PM
View dickjo's profile

Roybi WDS 1600

12-03-2013 03:49 PM by dickjo

I have a Roybi WDS1600 that I bought about 10 years ago and never used until ...

10 03-11-2014 03:05 PM
View Matt in Franklin's profile

Sanding Dimensional Lumber

03-09-2014 09:18 PM by Matt in Franklin

I am building a coffee table out of dimensional lumber (spruce/pine/fir). My ...

4 03-09-2014 11:25 PM
View drpdrp's profile

000 vs 0000

03-07-2014 07:45 AM by drpdrp

Uh- not knowing there was a difference I bought 0000 and I can see scratches ...

12 03-09-2014 07:10 PM
View Lazy_K's profile

at home small spray booths

03-08-2014 08:00 PM by Lazy_K

Hi, Ok, sifting through old responses is not finding me what I want. I know h...

3 03-09-2014 06:32 PM
View Nollie's profile

Smoother sliding drawers

03-09-2014 12:55 AM by Nollie

Hi,I made a Eight legged table and would like to have the drawers to slide sm...

3 03-09-2014 05:36 PM
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Earlex 5500 and waterborne lacquers

03-05-2014 08:38 PM by randyCdn

I have an earlex 5500 and I am trying to spray waterborne lacquers (both pigm...

17 03-09-2014 04:19 AM
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Sanding to what grit for painted project

03-07-2014 05:55 PM by paxorion

Rather than hijack another thread, I wanted to know what grit I should sand a...

13 03-08-2014 11:41 PM

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