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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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Vinegar and Steel Wool Ebonizing

06-11-2014 04:48 PM by JADobson

I’m trying a steel wool and vinegar finish on spf and I’m not get...

11 06-19-2014 04:16 AM
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can i mix

06-19-2014 01:32 AM by whitesferry

can i mix watco danish oil natural together with minwax golden pecan stain ...

3 06-19-2014 02:31 AM
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Finishing/preserving distressed old wood

02-25-2013 08:10 AM by sethb

I brought this old piece of wood home because I like the grey weathering and ...

6 06-18-2014 09:29 PM
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Polyurethane Over Spar Varnish?

02-23-2014 05:24 PM by Ron Ford

I just finished turning a segmented bowl that includes a number of pieces of ...

10 06-18-2014 06:29 PM
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Lacquer for a bar finish?

06-17-2014 04:48 AM by crank49

I recently remodeled a home. I contracted the cabinet work because my shop is...

6 06-17-2014 04:23 PM
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HF HVLP Gravity Feed Spray Gun Coupon

06-17-2014 01:57 PM by DiggerJ

Just got this in my email, and thought someone might be able to get some use....

0 06-17-2014 01:57 PM
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Purple Table OH NO

06-16-2014 11:37 PM by Dj1225

So I was asked by a friend to take some really crappy old pine, that came fro...

1 06-17-2014 12:26 AM
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Best (spray can) Finish for Something You Know Will Get Wet?

06-16-2014 12:26 PM by jonah

I’m building a small home for my waterstones for when I sharpen, and ob...

2 06-16-2014 06:35 PM
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What do they cost?

06-15-2014 03:07 PM by RussellAP

I found a guy here in town who’s father owns a construction company. He...

11 06-16-2014 12:24 AM
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06-15-2014 09:40 AM by Maximillian

Hi teamI am making a table top from “Flakeboard”, also known as &...

11 06-15-2014 10:02 PM
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Pre-Stain Wood Conditioner substitutes

07-25-2012 10:38 AM by RalphCompton

It is no longer possible to purchase Minwax Pre-Stain Wood Conditioner out he...

17 06-15-2014 03:18 PM
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can i use?

06-14-2014 01:38 AM by whitesferry

i was going to start with danish oil a few coats .then sand and then can i ...

6 06-14-2014 10:08 PM
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What adhesive will bond to poly urethane

06-14-2014 08:26 PM by steve223

I’m making a plaque out of walnut and finishing it with Danish oil with...

1 06-14-2014 09:17 PM
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Does wood stabilization also limit seasonal wood movement?

06-13-2014 03:52 AM by JuanVergara

Hey, fellow Lumberjocks. I’m in the end-game of a commission to make...

11 06-14-2014 11:38 AM
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how to clean spray nozzles?

06-12-2014 02:18 PM by JesseTutt

It seems that I am forever grabbing that can of temporary spray adhesive to a...

11 06-14-2014 01:13 AM
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Spraying Cherry with dye, how to deal with maple inlay?

06-13-2014 03:20 AM by diito

I’m in the process of planning out a new dresser build. The whole thin...

10 06-13-2014 06:10 PM
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Compressor and gun vs hvlp setup....

06-08-2014 02:37 PM by pjswoodshop

First post here and hoping to get some insight. I have been researching and f...

8 06-13-2014 06:10 PM
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Fix tearful with epoxy or sand down?

06-12-2014 07:13 PM by jimmyhopps

I have a nickel sized, 1/16” deep tearout in a maple table top. I̵...

10 06-13-2014 06:51 AM
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weatherproofing end grain

06-11-2014 02:19 AM by harum

Hello, I’m in search of a recipe for a wax-oil mixture that would prote...

7 06-12-2014 05:29 PM
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dead flat finish

06-11-2014 03:04 AM by chargerdon

I have finish my project Farm Table and very disappointed in the shine. I use...

6 06-12-2014 04:01 AM

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