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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 finish to use on wood steak / burger plates

04-13-2015 07:19 AM by PantsBoy

Hi there, I’ve got a guy looking for wooden plates for his restauran...

12 05-12-2015 12:29 PM
View AESamuel's profile

Shoeshine brush?

05-07-2015 07:13 PM by AESamuel

Hi there, I’ve been experimenting a bit recently with what finishes ...

4 05-11-2015 08:34 PM
View dustycajun's profile

cabinet finishing

05-10-2015 07:03 PM by dustycajun

Hello everyone i would like some suggestions on cabinet finishing i am buildi...

5 05-10-2015 10:09 PM
View Kazooman's profile

Spray "Brushing" Lacquer

05-10-2015 01:29 AM by Kazooman

Pulling dinner together and watching “Woodsmith Shop” out of one ...

2 05-10-2015 02:31 PM
View TX_1234's profile

Do I add hinges or finish box first?

05-08-2015 10:35 PM by TX_1234

Hi,I am building a small hinged box and don’t know if it is best to install t...

4 05-09-2015 05:51 PM
View RainRunner's profile

Securing wood appliqués

05-09-2015 01:22 AM by RainRunner

I’ve just given my old pinewood bedroom furniture a facelift with new h...

7 05-09-2015 05:44 PM
View BinghamtonEd's profile

Spraying EM6000 over water-soluble dye

05-07-2015 06:55 PM by BinghamtonEd

I’m wondering if one can spray (w/ Earlex 5500) a water-soluble aniline...

4 05-08-2015 01:27 PM
View Fired_Yo_Momma's profile

Need Advice on What to Use to Clean the Wood on a Old Gerstner Tool Box

05-07-2015 03:12 AM by Fired_Yo_Momma

Hi All, I am a newbie and I would like to pick you minds on what do you re...

7 05-08-2015 12:49 AM
View Imakenicefirewood's profile

Wipe on poly over Danish Oil...first time using both products.

05-06-2015 09:21 PM by Imakenicefirewood

I’m refinishing a crib (stripped it down to bare wood) and finishing a ...

5 05-07-2015 11:44 PM
View IAMike's profile

Resilient, Shiny finish

05-07-2015 05:10 AM by IAMike

I’m making a wedding present, some lawn dice made from 4×4 fir. P...

3 05-07-2015 02:04 PM
View JeremyT21's profile

Which stain for matching?(pic included)

05-07-2015 05:20 AM by JeremyT21

Hi Everyone, I have a buddy who has asked me to put a back on this desk hi...

1 05-07-2015 06:10 AM
View BigJon's profile

Interior Finish For Cedar

01-29-2015 04:34 PM by BigJon

Hello all! Want to give a huge thanks for the wealth of information that is f...

5 05-06-2015 01:40 PM
View Purrmaster's profile

Coloring or pickling pine

04-24-2015 04:27 AM by Purrmaster

Greetings and salutations, I’m building a book case out of pine. It...

12 05-04-2015 09:20 AM
View Canofworms's profile

Can I add Japan Dryer danish oil?

10-08-2014 11:58 AM by Canofworms

Refinishing an oak table. I applied a few coats of Danish oil but it’s...

11 05-04-2015 12:17 AM
View Corrie100's profile

Hardener with oil for outdoors?

04-30-2015 06:21 PM by Corrie100

Hi, I want to protect and strengthen an outdoor deadwood sculpture I’...

7 05-04-2015 12:16 AM
View sawdust703's profile

what finish to use?

05-02-2015 04:11 AM by sawdust703

Anybody ever work with beetle kill pine? I picked some up recently at Home De...

7 05-03-2015 02:48 PM
View wallyginter1's profile

Varnish and Lacquer

04-30-2015 06:21 PM by wallyginter1

Iv been using a variety of oils on my recent projects and it really brings ou...

6 05-03-2015 01:57 AM
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05-02-2015 07:14 PM by JUC

I just finished building clamping cauls and am ready to glue up a table top. ...

9 05-02-2015 10:00 PM
View JAY Made's profile

Finish for Kitchen/Dining Room Table

05-02-2015 03:35 PM by JAY Made

Hey Guys A friend as asked me to make a cherry Kitchen/Dining room table. ...

3 05-02-2015 09:08 PM
View rkwoods's profile

Staining question

05-01-2015 06:52 PM by rkwoods

I have used Minwax oil stains for many years with very good results. Recently...

2 05-02-2015 02:24 PM

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