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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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time between shellac and water poly finish?

05-26-2013 05:33 PM by JesseTutt

I am trimming out a window with 1/4” oak veneer ply. I want to use she...

11 05-27-2013 05:35 AM
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Existing Kitchen Cabinets

05-25-2013 03:11 AM by MOJOE

My girlfriend purchased a home a few months ago, and the cabinets are a littl...

9 05-27-2013 03:53 AM
View MT_Stringer's profile

Dang I hate sanding!

05-24-2013 05:12 PM by MT_Stringer

Just sayin: :-) ROS with dust collector connected to it. Air filtration un...

15 05-26-2013 10:28 AM
View Jackietreehorn's profile

Any good product to remove adhesive leftovers from fastedge

05-24-2013 08:27 PM by Jackietreehorn

I used the fast cap fast edge on this cabinet I’m building and it leave...

5 05-26-2013 12:34 AM
View Brent Smith's profile

Brand Specific Stain/Finish

05-21-2013 03:22 AM by Brent Smith

Looking into building furniture as a side business and I’m researching ...

8 05-25-2013 06:48 PM
View WoodYard's profile

Maple Countertops

05-09-2013 11:27 PM by WoodYard

Presently I have Mahogany countertops that I used a tung oil mixture on. Easy...

3 05-24-2013 12:46 AM
View lepelerin's profile

Question: remove paint marks over varnish

05-22-2013 10:59 PM by lepelerin

Hi, I have been asked if I could remove some paint “splashes” ...

4 05-23-2013 08:39 PM
View Steve Cherry's profile

Sticky paint

05-23-2013 07:53 AM by Steve Cherry

I made a couple of book cases a year or so ago and finished them with Olympic...

4 05-23-2013 12:53 PM
View TCCcabinetmaker's profile

Where to find

05-22-2013 12:18 AM by TCCcabinetmaker

Where would one find a brushable white lacquer? Most of the sources I’...

14 05-23-2013 01:26 AM
View kody's profile

Danish oil and clear Briwax???

05-22-2013 02:41 AM by kody

I’m making a knife block out of maple burl and finished with Danish oil...

2 05-22-2013 03:16 AM
View Kaleb the Swede's profile

How to make it look 100 years old?

05-21-2013 11:56 AM by Kaleb the Swede

This is a what my family prepared dough in about 100 years ago. It still has ...

18 05-21-2013 08:23 PM
View odiefish's profile

Stain leaving wood when using wipe on poly. Project doomed?

05-20-2013 09:14 AM by odiefish

I have been working on my first real wood project. It is a aquarium stand th...

7 05-21-2013 02:21 AM
View RobertStix's profile

Any "Why-Didn't-I-Think-Of-That?" De-humidifying tricks?

05-19-2013 04:05 PM by RobertStix

Hi. New here and I’m hoping somebody else here has had the same problem...

6 05-21-2013 02:05 AM
View Eastwestdesigns's profile

stain discoloration

05-14-2013 06:44 AM by Eastwestdesigns

Hello everyone Iam New to the forum and look forward to interacting with you ...

14 05-20-2013 02:43 PM
View AaronG's profile

Considering first finishing project - dark stained contemporary bed - and have a few questions!

05-19-2013 08:00 AM by AaronG

Hi all,I am here after watching a few wood whisperer videos on youtube, and s...

3 05-20-2013 09:40 AM
View muleskinner's profile

Whip on poly, have I been using the wrong stuff?

05-16-2013 12:18 AM by muleskinner

Is there any advantage to the whip on polyurethane over the regular stuff. ...

12 05-20-2013 05:54 AM
View ScrubPlane's profile

High Gloss Food Safe Finish...

05-19-2013 10:32 PM by ScrubPlane

All…I am searching for a good high gloss food safe finish to use on my ...

2 05-19-2013 11:48 PM
View WhoMe's profile

Exterior clear finish for wood doors - For southern California

05-11-2013 03:39 AM by WhoMe

FIRST, I did a search on this topic and many of the threads are a couple year...

8 05-18-2013 08:11 PM
View Mark's profile

Another Cherry question.

05-16-2013 08:41 PM by Mark

Morning all. I getting ready to finish a cherry console table and I’m ...

12 05-17-2013 02:24 PM
View mbs's profile

ebonizing advantages

05-16-2013 05:06 PM by mbs

I need to make some pegs for my G&G furniture. I’ve been using ebon...

9 05-17-2013 02:22 AM

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