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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 finish to use on outdoor restaurant tables

03-04-2015 03:33 PM by sanfranciscocedarco

I am building 7 tables for a restaurant in Northern CA. They are made of whit...

6 03-04-2015 11:07 PM
View jdege's profile

Finish for a laundry table

03-01-2015 08:14 PM by jdege

I’m planning on building a table for the laundry room. Some thing to fo...

3 03-04-2015 01:54 PM
View Richard's profile

Will this spray gun work with my compressor ?

03-04-2015 12:02 AM by Richard

I am looking at getting a spray gun anddidn’t want to start out with to...

5 03-04-2015 05:02 AM
View JenTWG's profile

Restoring a 1950's Cass Toy Co Chest with Images, Help Please!

01-24-2015 01:47 PM by JenTWG

I have researched this to death and before I start this project I want to cov...

11 03-03-2015 08:25 PM
View CharlesNeil's profile

A Different Approach to Grain Filling

03-02-2015 08:26 PM by CharlesNeil

This would not be a good idea on really open pored woods like oak or ash but ...

6 03-03-2015 02:17 PM
View Taizer's profile

Live edge black walnut for shelf or bar top

03-01-2015 03:32 AM by Taizer

Hello all. I have a super nice piece of 2.75 inch thick by 132 inches long by...

9 03-02-2015 01:19 AM
View jack43's profile

Red vs White oak

03-01-2015 02:56 PM by jack43

I”m building 2 side tables and don”t have enough red or white oak...

9 03-01-2015 09:52 PM
View Hartworks's profile

Maintaining color of Padauk

06-28-2014 05:13 AM by Hartworks

Here is my dilemma, I am using African Mahogany with sections and border of P...

10 03-01-2015 04:46 PM
View sawdust99's profile

installing woodstringing on a dyed box lid

02-27-2015 04:30 PM by sawdust99

If you dye a box color you want how do you install white stringing after box ...

1 02-27-2015 06:21 PM
View mahdee's profile

Needing to paint some PVC for outdoor use.

02-27-2015 01:46 PM by mahdee

Hello,I’ve bever used pvc for a project other than plumbing so, have no...

8 02-27-2015 03:49 PM
View Ramber's profile

Need some hardware suggestions

02-26-2015 05:26 PM by Ramber

So I have been doing some bentwood rings recently, and I kind of want to morp...

0 02-26-2015 05:26 PM
View scvwood27's profile

Walnut turned white.

02-24-2015 11:57 PM by scvwood27

Made a frame from walnut. Sanded it, cleaned it with mineral spirits, let it ...

12 02-26-2015 04:37 PM
View Tugboater78's profile

how does one preserve wood "slices"?

02-25-2015 01:12 AM by Tugboater78

Fiance is addicted to Pinterest, and has some ideas for our upcoming nuptials...

12 02-25-2015 06:35 PM
View MrRon's profile

Sanding after sealer application

02-25-2015 04:23 PM by MrRon

If the project I am building has been sanded and sealed with a sanding sealer...

1 02-25-2015 04:54 PM
View phillyB's profile

Need help with refinishing table...twisted badly

01-30-2015 02:45 PM by phillyB

Hello! So I’m a long time lurker…First time posting. I’m in...

25 02-24-2015 06:22 PM
View Purrmaster's profile

Anyone used ColorFX dyes?

02-20-2015 07:52 AM by Purrmaster

Greetings. I’m thinking of finally getting some concentrated dyes fo...

10 02-24-2015 01:38 PM
View Mrsvwal's profile

Gahhhh. Ruined. Please help :(

02-21-2015 12:25 AM by Mrsvwal

So, I bought this vintage buffet, turned it into a vanity, and LOVED it. H...

11 02-24-2015 01:26 PM
View joez's profile

non toxic wood stain floor

02-24-2015 01:41 AM by joez

Anybody has any experience with recommending 100% non toxic wood floor stain.

3 02-24-2015 03:49 AM
View Sanderguy777's profile

How do I finish wood on a hand plane shelf?

02-23-2015 06:38 PM by Sanderguy777

I built a couple shelves for my two hand planes, but now I want to finish the...

3 02-24-2015 02:55 AM
View jonsprague0000's profile

Finishing mahogany with holly inlay

12-27-2014 12:15 AM by jonsprague0000

I’m working on a federal period card table following a guide from S...

11 02-23-2015 12:59 AM

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