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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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How to repair a cracked wood table top surface?

586 days ago by BubTheBuilder

So I have been pondering the solution to this question for a few weeks now. ...

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Cure time for blo mix

584 days ago by Weatherman

I apologize if this has been posted elsewhere, but I couldn’t find a di...

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Turning finishing question

584 days ago by shopmania

I have made several dozen pens now, and about 18 wine bottle stoppers. So fa...

5 583 days ago
View pwalter's profile

Espresso color on maple wood

584 days ago by pwalter

I know I made a huge mistake making shelves for a nursery out of maple, but I...

8 584 days ago
View Jon1094's profile

help with book case decisions please!

584 days ago by Jon1094

I am almost finished with my daughter’s book case and I know almost not...

5 584 days ago
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drying time of shellac before packaging for shipment?

589 days ago by JesseTutt

I have been (and still are) sick. This put me behind in my woodworking proje...

4 584 days ago
View BigMig's profile

Mineral Oil Wicking Out of End Grain Cutting Boards

585 days ago by BigMig

I finished sanding 3 cutting boards and began applying straight mineral oil s...

12 584 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

Shoving Jewels in Your Crotch

588 days ago by RussellAP

I saw where a guy, (turns out lots of guys) are using crushed up turquoise to...

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View Nollie's profile

Fyji Semi-Pro 2 Stage HVLP System

585 days ago by Nollie

Hi,I am in the market for a spray gun for applying stain to my furniture piec...

0 585 days ago
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End Grain Butcher Block Counter Top

586 days ago by doninvegas

We are remodeling our kitchen including granite counter tops. Our kitchen isl...

1 585 days ago
View Cole McFarland's profile

Finishing Cedar

587 days ago by Cole McFarland

I’m making a jewelry box for my girlfriend, I’m very close to fin...

8 585 days ago
View TheJ's profile

Wooden Shift Knob

587 days ago by TheJ

Hello I’m new here and just wanted get some info I’m a project on...

4 586 days ago
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694 days ago by RussellAP

I’ve never worked with walnut before, but I have some nice 15/16 boards...

22 586 days ago
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Food Safe paint for toys

593 days ago by jerrells

After the first of the year I will start making toys as part of the items I o...

11 586 days ago
View Purrmaster's profile

Finishing zebra wood

587 days ago by Purrmaster

I’m making a very small box for my mother out of zebrawood / zebra wood...

3 586 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

Occams razor finish.

588 days ago by RussellAP

Lately I’ve had to ask myself why would I use an oil, then a sealer whe...

16 586 days ago
View PASs's profile

The Nasty(ist) finishes ever

589 days ago by PASs

Being retired and on fixed income I find myself deciding that finishing a pro...

16 587 days ago
View Darkeyce's profile do i fix this?

589 days ago by Darkeyce

Built a frame. My first one. It went “interestingly”.Anyway, afte...

15 587 days ago
View juniorjock's profile

Paint and Epoxy

590 days ago by juniorjock

Working on a project for my brother. Some of the wood has some pretty big kno...

5 589 days ago
View MarkTheFiddler's profile

Finish for flooring.

591 days ago by MarkTheFiddler

Howdy, I made some floor transition pieces out of flooring. I had to strip...

5 589 days ago

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