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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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Finishing Aromatic Red Cedar

01-18-2013 01:03 PM by Jeff in Huntersville

I saw in another forum someone talking about a cedar chest. There were some ...

9 01-18-2013 03:43 PM
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Weathered wood

01-11-2013 09:38 AM by AZ4ME

Hey guys, I’m a new member but have been reading along and admiring you...

9 01-17-2013 03:15 PM
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Finishing Indoor Teak Table

05-06-2012 11:35 PM by PoorCollegeStudent

I have read a number of threads that have already surfaced regarding finishin...

14 01-16-2013 05:34 PM
View danoaz's profile

Wood Piano Refurbishing

01-15-2013 09:30 AM by danoaz

I would like help with suggestions on what to do with our piano. See the pho...

18 01-16-2013 04:42 PM
View Bdubya's profile

Finishing Barnwood

01-15-2013 07:31 PM by Bdubya

First thanks to everyone who is on these forums I have been reading and learn...

5 01-16-2013 03:12 AM
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Urgent help needed from the experts

01-14-2013 11:18 AM by StevieA

Hi – I am an amateur newbie who has been lurking on this forum and have...

12 01-15-2013 04:59 AM
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Need help with finish for 100 yr old table

01-11-2013 09:38 AM by Coyotexas

I am in the process of making a dining table out of White Oak. It was salvag...

5 01-15-2013 04:07 AM
View RussellAP's profile

French Polish Part VII Applying Shellac

01-15-2013 03:39 AM by RussellAP

0 01-15-2013 03:39 AM
View Goatlocker's profile

Paranoia setting in about spraying lacquer help please

01-12-2013 12:56 AM by Goatlocker

Ok, so eI have 3 good coats of shellac on my project for my sisters house and...

21 01-15-2013 02:16 AM
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Finishing Drawer Parts - Aromatic Cedar

01-14-2013 05:00 PM by pintodeluxe

I am building two dressers. The drawers are poplar with aromatic cedar botto...

4 01-14-2013 11:55 PM
View rut's profile

Solvent disposal

01-14-2013 07:33 PM by rut

I admit it, I’ll buy foam brushes to use for painting oil based paints ...

1 01-14-2013 10:17 PM
View TLars's profile

How Should I Finish My Juniper Mantel Piece

01-14-2013 11:17 AM by TLars

First time posting here on Lumber Jocks and I’m hoping for some advice on...

0 01-14-2013 11:17 AM
View AKSteve's profile

what speed setting for what grit paper on an orbital sander?

12-29-2012 05:06 PM by AKSteve

I hope I am posting this in the right forum. I have an Orbital Sander with a ...

8 01-14-2013 04:50 AM
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dog friendly finish - puppy house

12-04-2012 05:20 AM by berlinguyinca

hi there, so since a while (close to two months now) I’m working on ...

4 01-14-2013 04:25 AM
View Lee Barker's profile

Steel wool? ScotchBrite? Which one and Why?

12-02-2012 08:47 PM by Lee Barker

Do you have both in the drawer? If not, which do you prefer and why? If...

19 01-14-2013 04:06 AM
View diamondpony's profile

inside box odour

01-13-2013 06:11 PM by diamondpony

Hi everyone, this has been a problem with me since I started to make boxes. H...

7 01-14-2013 03:01 AM
View wiser1934's profile

stearated sand paper

01-13-2013 03:20 AM by wiser1934

i have heard that if you use a stearated paper for sanding, you will have tro...

10 01-14-2013 02:07 AM
View josh's profile

Refinishing an antique dresser

01-05-2013 09:55 PM by josh

Hi. My wife chanced upon a nice (but a little banged-up) antique dresser on C...

2 01-13-2013 05:32 AM
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problems with spray lacquer

01-12-2013 02:56 PM by shelly_b

I decided to use spray lacquer on the paper towel holders i am making b/c it ...

14 01-13-2013 03:29 AM
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Diffuser oil spilled on rustic style table - need help

01-11-2013 03:01 PM by FireFitzy

Hey everyone, My girlfriend just spilled some diffuser oil on her rustic s...

4 01-12-2013 01:20 AM

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