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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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help with book case decisions please!

620 days ago by Jon1094

I am almost finished with my daughter’s book case and I know almost not...

5 620 days ago
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drying time of shellac before packaging for shipment?

624 days ago by JesseTutt

I have been (and still are) sick. This put me behind in my woodworking proje...

4 620 days ago
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Mineral Oil Wicking Out of End Grain Cutting Boards

621 days ago by BigMig

I finished sanding 3 cutting boards and began applying straight mineral oil s...

12 620 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

Shoving Jewels in Your Crotch

624 days ago by RussellAP

I saw where a guy, (turns out lots of guys) are using crushed up turquoise to...

13 620 days ago
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Fyji Semi-Pro 2 Stage HVLP System

620 days ago by Nollie

Hi,I am in the market for a spray gun for applying stain to my furniture piec...

0 620 days ago
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End Grain Butcher Block Counter Top

621 days ago by doninvegas

We are remodeling our kitchen including granite counter tops. Our kitchen isl...

1 621 days ago
View Cole McFarland's profile

Finishing Cedar

622 days ago by Cole McFarland

I’m making a jewelry box for my girlfriend, I’m very close to fin...

8 621 days ago
View TheJ's profile

Wooden Shift Knob

622 days ago by TheJ

Hello I’m new here and just wanted get some info I’m a project on...

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729 days ago by RussellAP

I’ve never worked with walnut before, but I have some nice 15/16 boards...

22 622 days ago
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Food Safe paint for toys

629 days ago by jerrells

After the first of the year I will start making toys as part of the items I o...

11 622 days ago
View Purrmaster's profile

Finishing zebra wood

622 days ago by Purrmaster

I’m making a very small box for my mother out of zebrawood / zebra wood...

3 622 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

Occams razor finish.

623 days ago by RussellAP

Lately I’ve had to ask myself why would I use an oil, then a sealer whe...

16 622 days ago
View PASs's profile

The Nasty(ist) finishes ever

624 days ago by PASs

Being retired and on fixed income I find myself deciding that finishing a pro...

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View Darkeyce's profile do i fix this?

625 days ago by Darkeyce

Built a frame. My first one. It went “interestingly”.Anyway, afte...

15 623 days ago
View juniorjock's profile

Paint and Epoxy

625 days ago by juniorjock

Working on a project for my brother. Some of the wood has some pretty big kno...

5 625 days ago
View MarkTheFiddler's profile

Finish for flooring.

626 days ago by MarkTheFiddler

Howdy, I made some floor transition pieces out of flooring. I had to strip...

5 625 days ago
View Jeffery Mullen's profile

not sure what finish to put on the wood for bathroom towel rack I am making.

627 days ago by Jeffery Mullen

Plan on cutting a African blood wood board that I have and making some towel ...

10 625 days ago
View Jim Finn's profile

New finishing room

626 days ago by Jim Finn

I have set up my workshop at our new house and realized I did not have a good...

5 625 days ago
View dreamdogs's profile

Got a fix for my dumb error applying water-based stain?

626 days ago by dreamdogs

Greetings all … Well, things were going along pretty well and then t...

4 626 days ago
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masking alcohol based stain

628 days ago by BoomShakka

I was wondering if anyone had any tips on how to mask Alcohol based stain.

9 626 days ago

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