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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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lacquer touch up

09-24-2014 01:34 AM by mahdee

I need to do some touch up on a worm hole that is sealed with bondo and cover...

1 09-24-2014 01:59 AM
View Doug's profile

Using Danish Oil on Walnut

09-19-2014 10:25 AM by Doug

Hi: Just finished a colonial style bench made of local black walnut (North...

25 09-23-2014 03:19 PM
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Ventilation question

04-09-2014 03:17 PM by mds4752

Just moved into a new home and have my basement shop almost ready to go. My ...

20 09-23-2014 02:28 PM
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FYI- General Finishes in CA:

09-22-2014 10:53 PM by harvey4804

Here’s A brief conversation between Rockler Customer service and myself...

3 09-23-2014 01:59 PM
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Sand Shading and Stain

09-22-2014 08:50 PM by skogie1

I’d like to try sand shading on some inlay. This will be my first try ...

1 09-23-2014 01:20 AM
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Aromatic cedar oil

09-22-2014 12:39 AM by athomas5009

I bought some aromatic cedar oil a while back for refreshing the smell on pro...

3 09-22-2014 02:21 AM
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How to make quilted veneer green

09-21-2014 04:39 AM by newwoodbutcher

A friend of mine wants me to make a showcase for a Spanish galleon he built a...

5 09-21-2014 07:43 PM
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Waterbased Acrylic Enamel paint problems

09-20-2014 10:23 PM by Sawdust_Bob

I just used Waterbased Acrylic Enamel paint for the first time on a craft pro...

7 09-21-2014 04:28 PM
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rubbing out laquer

09-20-2014 12:39 PM by bob101

ok I have a question. I have recently finished a humidor with lacquer and wan...

6 09-21-2014 12:20 PM
View mporter's profile

Will denatured alcohol remove laquer?

09-17-2014 09:37 PM by mporter

Laquer that is fully dry? Will a rub down with denatured alcohol remove it?

8 09-21-2014 01:27 AM
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Antique Gold Faux fininsh

09-20-2014 10:34 PM by ChefHDAN

I’ve got another project in the shop that I don’t exactly care fo...

0 09-20-2014 10:34 PM
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09-19-2014 11:06 AM by Biggamefish

I was recently finishing a project with Poly. The Poly never dried on the Ba...

3 09-20-2014 03:51 AM
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Cleaning cherry kitchen cabinets

09-17-2014 12:58 AM by Carya

Hello, A friend of mine has asked me for help cleaning beautiful custom ch...

10 09-19-2014 12:06 AM
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can you put an epoxy finish over a Danish oil and lacquer finish???

09-12-2014 06:26 PM by kody

so I am making a black walnut end table with some really nice inlays and I ha...

3 09-16-2014 08:06 PM
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Finishing or painting both sides of a shelf

09-14-2014 11:02 PM by SequoiaUA

I’m having trouble getting a precise finish on anything double sided, l...

5 09-15-2014 06:10 PM
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Filler/finish compatibility and advice

09-14-2014 10:30 PM by Blackcatbone

New here and already asking questions. I’ve landed in the forum a number of ...

4 09-15-2014 04:59 PM
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06-08-2014 04:55 PM by a1Jim

Recently I came across a post about a child sanding a piece of furniture ,my ...

30 09-15-2014 03:06 PM
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05-13-2013 10:44 PM by SKlaus

Hi everyone! Im trying to understand some products on the market now. I hav...

7 09-15-2014 05:21 AM
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Stickley rocking chair....Question about ray fleck lifting

09-03-2014 03:04 AM by mrlandon

Hello EverybodySo I have spent the better part of a year slowly working on a ...

6 09-14-2014 05:44 PM
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Removing black rust stains from nails and staples on hardwood floor.

06-22-2014 11:18 PM by Canofworms

OK. So I posted a bunch of questions and tried several things and decided to ...

5 09-13-2014 01:57 PM

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