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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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No. of coats required for rubbing out poly

05-16-2014 02:24 AM by JustLikeJames

I will be rubbing out an oil based poly finish after it has had a few weeks t...

6 05-16-2014 04:15 AM
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Looking for a good sealer for masonite/hardboard

05-14-2014 11:39 PM by emrhappy

Greetings all… I just finished an out feed/assembly table… It ...

2 05-16-2014 12:48 AM
View tommytenspeed's profile

Aromatic Cedar

05-13-2014 10:09 PM by tommytenspeed

I recently tried my hand at a cedar lined hope chest; it turned out well exce...

3 05-16-2014 12:36 AM
View ADHDan's profile

Fixing (and then preventing) runs in latex paint with airless sprayer?

05-14-2014 02:32 PM by ADHDan

I’ve been spraying some large cabinets with the HF airless sprayer. Ev...

0 05-14-2014 02:32 PM
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Refinishing a water meter cover

05-13-2014 03:57 AM by BentheViking

So this isn’t woodworking, but I know that there are plenty of people o...

5 05-14-2014 03:55 AM
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Can I fix flaws in stain after wiping poly off

05-13-2014 02:55 PM by 98102via57401

Go easy…attempting my hand at creating furniture and posting questions ...

2 05-13-2014 03:19 PM
View ADHDan's profile

How to access gun filter in HF airless sprayer?

05-12-2014 05:58 PM by ADHDan

I picked up the Harbor Freigh/Krause and Becker airless sprayer a few weeks a...

1 05-13-2014 01:44 PM
View JustLikeJames's profile

Recoat time for poly

05-13-2014 01:19 AM by JustLikeJames

When using poly, how soon can I recoat if I’m going to skip a sanding b...

11 05-13-2014 01:09 PM
View jimmyhopps's profile

what material/fabric to use to apply dye and to wipe off?

05-12-2014 01:57 PM by jimmyhopps

About to start my first dye job, and wonder what people use to apply and wipe...

7 05-13-2014 09:13 AM
View daveingva's profile

Finish recommendations: large bamboo plywood shelving project

05-09-2014 03:30 PM by daveingva

Hello, I’m looking for a quick and easy finish for bamboo plywood. The ...

3 05-12-2014 08:41 AM
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make wipe on poly from brush on poly

05-08-2014 11:15 PM by coachmancuso

What do you use to make brush on poly wipe on poly and what is the mixture > ...

10 05-11-2014 01:22 PM
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Earlex 5500 Waterborne Paints

04-30-2014 02:42 AM by Hawk_Guy

A while back I purchased the Earlex 5500 spray station. I went with this pr...

38 05-10-2014 02:19 AM
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Glue between butcher block raises after it acclimates?

05-08-2014 05:41 AM by woodworker33

My butcher block pieces are sanded smooth and finished with danish oil. After...

5 05-09-2014 02:05 PM
View Tony1212's profile

Go Board finishing

05-08-2014 02:16 PM by Tony1212

During our lunch hour, my co-workers and I like to play the game Go. It’...

5 05-08-2014 09:54 PM
View ADHDan's profile

Did I use an ok filler for gaps/cracks in painted cabinets?

05-06-2014 04:53 PM by ADHDan

I’m building a large set of built-ins that will be painted white (using...

11 05-08-2014 05:22 PM
View wwbob's profile

How many lacquer coats?

04-30-2014 04:25 AM by wwbob

I was giving about 3/4 gallon of pre catalyzed lacquer. This is the kind of ...

11 05-07-2014 01:38 PM
View jimmyhopps's profile

Are all 0000 steel wool the same?

05-06-2014 10:57 PM by jimmyhopps

There is a big price difference between certain brands when I check out Amazo...

5 05-07-2014 03:35 AM
View Keith Kelly's profile

Finish for Sassafras & Walnut Outdoors

04-25-2014 12:58 PM by Keith Kelly

I’m building a deck box to house some gardening tools, fuel, weed trimm...

6 05-06-2014 12:17 PM
View Brat700's profile

sanding router edges

05-05-2014 04:23 PM by Brat700

I need advise on how to sand the edges of items I have routed. My hands will ...

4 05-05-2014 07:27 PM
View Rob's profile

Mohawk Finishes

05-02-2014 05:00 PM by Rob

Just a quick question for some of you with experience in finishing. Has anyon...

10 05-05-2014 04:14 AM

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