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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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what brand do you use for Paste Finishing Wax?

618 days ago by steve6678

I’ve use Minwax. Have been for a while.Like to hear any other choices, ...

16 617 days ago
View Dave's profile

Inlay jewelry in wood.

630 days ago by Dave

I need to set some silver jewelry in maple. I would like to epoxy it in. I kn...

32 617 days ago
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Cleaning up an Old Barn Beam

619 days ago by FireFitzy

G’day everyone, I’m restoring an old fireplace in my home, and...

10 618 days ago
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I need advice on finishing-with Tung oil

625 days ago by tturner

I have found Tung oil and i love it! Ive watched David Marks use it on nearly...

9 618 days ago
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What was the name of that brush?

628 days ago by newwoodbutcher

I thought it was on this forum that I read about a brush for applying water b...

5 619 days ago
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Not using Waterlox again

633 days ago by newwoodbutcher

I really love the look of my cherry stairs darkened with Potassium Dichro...

12 619 days ago
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sand paper vs scraping

627 days ago by shelly_b

I recently bought some scrapers and while they seem to be faster than using a...

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nut allergies

622 days ago by sarahss

I’d like to make a cutting board for a friend who’s getting marri...

7 620 days ago
View Jonathan's profile

Using Empire Top Saver on Copper?

621 days ago by Jonathan

I have a bottle of Empire Top Saver that I use on my table saw and other cast...

4 620 days ago
View pwalter's profile

Extreme High Gloss Pen Finish

620 days ago by pwalter

I was wondering how you all went about getting an extremely high gloss on you...

2 620 days ago
View Purrmaster's profile

Getting a high gloss with lacquer

625 days ago by Purrmaster

I did some searching on the Internet and on these forums and couldn’t f...

17 621 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

Off-topic content. Click to see the post.

621 days ago by RussellAP Thought you might enjoy so...

1 621 days ago
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Barn wood patina

645 days ago by HillWilly

Hi everybody. I’m not an experienced woodworker but I have been watchin...

8 621 days ago
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cup top, finish?

628 days ago by james3one

Have a most unfortunate turn of events. I have a large top on a large pedest...

23 621 days ago
View dakremer's profile

Finishing question

623 days ago by dakremer

I’m making an indoor dog house. My dog likes to sleep under things (ta...

34 622 days ago
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Using Watco Danish Oil (Natural), then General Gel Satin Top Coat

627 days ago by steve6678

Building a Bed; full size, and a Dresser; 9 drawers.Hard Maple and Cherry.Usi...

14 622 days ago
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what and when to finish blanket chest

626 days ago by patrad

I have a blanket chest I’m about to start assembling and gluing up, eve...

5 624 days ago
View joshtank's profile

finishing butternut

624 days ago by joshtank

I’ve got two or so tree’s worth to experiment. and i started toda...

3 624 days ago
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How do I get the perfect high gloss finish?

628 days ago by pariswoodworking

I have been trying to get the perfect finish for a long time, and have yet to...

37 624 days ago
View patrad's profile

Watco Danish - Multiple coats

625 days ago by patrad

Hi all, I’m using Watco Danish Oil (dark walnut) to finish a chest, ton...

4 625 days ago

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