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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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Durable Paint and Primer Reccomendations for Desk

06-11-2014 04:14 AM by rlrobinhood

Hi all, I’m just about done building a desk for my wife. It is made...

5 06-12-2014 03:48 AM
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advice for exposing lower layers during antiquing

06-11-2014 12:29 AM by strandedpirate

I just finished antiquing my first project but it didn’t go as smooth a...

1 06-11-2014 12:45 PM
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Unruly Cherry Boards

06-10-2014 11:27 PM by BuyoMasilla

Hello I picked up a cherry board and had the store, McBeath, resaw it for ...

4 06-11-2014 12:27 PM
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Refinishing Reclaimed Cypress

06-01-2014 08:03 PM by rph123

Hey I’m a newbie looking for some suggestions. I’m having an ...

6 06-10-2014 10:40 PM
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Satin poly over semi-gloss

06-10-2014 07:12 PM by SuperCubber

Hey guys, Another quick finishing question. Got some water-based poly on ...

9 06-10-2014 09:43 PM
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ambrosia maple beetles

06-10-2014 09:09 PM by whitesferry

hi guys i put my project on hold till friday i orderd bora-care its supose...

0 06-10-2014 09:09 PM
View chetrog's profile

Built a bench. Now i need to paint , but ?

06-10-2014 03:41 AM by chetrog

I made a bench for the first time. I painted it today, but tomorrow I want to...

2 06-10-2014 07:16 AM
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Repairing cracks in large door arch

06-09-2014 05:36 PM by woundedpig

I would appreciate your thoughts and insights on a strategy to repair some li...

4 06-10-2014 12:14 AM
View strandedpirate's profile

why does polyurethane pull away from growth rings?

06-08-2014 05:55 PM by strandedpirate

I’ve applied several coats of polyurethane to a stained oak seat. When ...

11 06-10-2014 12:01 AM
View Ben's profile

Choosing finish for Cherry woodwork?

05-21-2014 12:01 AM by Ben

I’ll soon be completing a custom Cherry staircase with turned newels an...

8 06-09-2014 10:37 PM
View Charlie75's profile

White Vinigar and Mettle Bits Finish

06-07-2014 11:53 PM by Charlie75

Some where, it might have been on this site, I read about a person who makes ...

14 06-09-2014 03:29 PM
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Sanding Hardwood Question

06-09-2014 01:08 AM by MilFlyer

Hi all! I am in need of some help and you guys are my only hope! No exxage...

6 06-09-2014 08:54 AM
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Chicago Paint Sprayer

06-07-2014 01:36 AM by RussellAP

Great unit. Does anyone know where I can get a couple more guns for this unit...

5 06-08-2014 02:06 PM
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bar top is cupping

06-01-2013 05:39 PM by Christopher Frank

So ive installed a 21’ bartop. I had finished the underside prior to in...

5 06-08-2014 01:21 PM
View chetrog's profile

Newbie needs help with wood filler.

06-07-2014 04:30 AM by chetrog

I am going to be making a basic bench. Just going to use Douglas Fir. I Don&#...

10 06-08-2014 12:46 AM
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06-05-2014 09:52 AM by Shahidan

Alll the time I have been using polyurethane varnish. This varnish is slow dr...

13 06-07-2014 06:30 PM
View strandedpirate's profile

Can I apply sanding sealer over small stain touch ups without having to wait several days?

06-05-2014 10:57 PM by strandedpirate

I’m re-doing some bar stools that I stained. I just applied a thin laye...

5 06-07-2014 06:07 PM
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Scrapers or sandpaper for parquet flooring a copy from Handtools

06-02-2014 01:57 PM by JohnChung

Please share your experience with repairing parquet flooring. I have tried to...

6 06-07-2014 12:45 PM
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How much time do you spend on the parts they don't see?

05-28-2014 12:19 AM by Monte Pittman

I have been doing a lot of sanding this afternoon. Some of the areas that I a...

46 06-06-2014 12:50 PM
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How to make Yellow Heart pop ?

06-05-2014 02:02 AM by C_PLUS_Woodworker

How do I make Yellow Heart pop? My buddy’s grandmother carved a chess set…...

3 06-06-2014 01:09 AM

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