Finishing Forum

  • Advertise with us

The finish, whether paint, wax, stain, or something else, can make or break a project. What are your tips and questions regarding finishes?

Topics Replies Last post
View Randy_ATX's profile

Care instructions for new dining room table

10-26-2015 09:10 PM by Randy_ATX

Possibly a silly question, but I searched and couldn’t find an answer. ...

10 10-27-2015 12:03 AM
View wmgworks's profile

Question About Fiood Safe Finishes

10-26-2015 05:01 PM by wmgworks

My daughter got an early start on Christmas presents this year and painted he...

2 10-26-2015 05:52 PM
View ChipByrd's profile

Storing wipe-on-poly in plastic container?

10-25-2015 05:07 PM by ChipByrd

Hi All, I thought I would again tap into the collective wisdom of the site...

3 10-25-2015 07:37 PM
View Chris 's profile

Mineral Oil Confusion

10-23-2015 08:50 PM by Chris

I know this is probably a dumb question. I have spent a lot time researching ...

10 10-25-2015 03:13 PM
View FancyShoes's profile

Wood movement question.

10-24-2015 03:34 AM by FancyShoes

So we all have read and heard of wood movement, going from a 15% moisture to ...

12 10-25-2015 02:21 PM
View agallant's profile

Best stain and polly for hard wood floors.

10-24-2015 01:02 AM by agallant

Hi folks, I was wondering what the thoughts were on what stain and polly t...

0 10-24-2015 01:02 AM
View talm222's profile

Rustic/age oak plywood

10-22-2015 04:00 AM by talm222

Hi, New to the Lumberjocks!For most of my projects I use reclaimed wood. ...

7 10-23-2015 07:41 PM
View Paul Iglehart's profile

"Sun Tanned Poplar"

10-13-2015 07:56 PM by Paul Iglehart

Hi, I have been doing some research on finishing Poplar and ran across som...

12 10-23-2015 05:26 PM
View skogie1's profile

Clear coat for this project, which product?

10-22-2015 01:08 PM by skogie1

This is an old frame I found in the trash. I’d like to prep it and han...

8 10-23-2015 02:34 PM
View holsterguy's profile

matte lacquer

10-18-2015 11:49 AM by holsterguy

I’m working on a project that requires a dull sheen almost dead flat. I...

11 10-23-2015 01:12 AM
View DustandDirt's profile

Staining Under Mineral Oil?

10-22-2015 03:00 PM by DustandDirt

Hello. I am building a crib for our first child. Since this is our first, I a...

18 10-22-2015 11:59 PM
View noober's profile

Stain showed up after stripped

10-19-2015 07:14 PM by noober

My husband and I bought a table that was in pretty bad condition from a consi...

18 10-22-2015 06:40 PM
View Jeffjr02's profile

Did I make a mistake?

10-20-2015 01:11 PM by Jeffjr02

We received a pre-made (I know, I know….) outdoor wooden playhouse from...

13 10-21-2015 07:57 PM
View dakremer's profile

Poly after paint

10-03-2015 07:24 PM by dakremer

Hey guys – quick question. I just got done painting some of my kitchen...

24 10-21-2015 03:28 PM
View Michaelmjc's profile

Cutting board finish problem

10-14-2015 05:40 PM by Michaelmjc

Hey guys, I can’t seem to find any info on this. I’ve made a f...

19 10-20-2015 04:53 PM
View HandyFrank's profile

What HVLP/Airless Sprayer to use?-Painting Cabinets with Insl-X Cabinet Coat Enamel

10-19-2015 12:54 PM by HandyFrank

I am painting dark finished oak kitchen cabinets and from what I’ve rea...

8 10-20-2015 12:41 AM
View Richard Anthony Charpentier's profile

Problems with Pure Tung Oil on Claro Walnut Burls

10-19-2015 12:46 AM by Richard Anthony Charpentier

Hey Guys, I took up woodworking this past year as a hobby. I’ve found s...

3 10-19-2015 11:03 AM
View mrdupfx's profile

How do I make finished white oak look like unfinished?

10-17-2015 08:37 PM by mrdupfx

I have a white oak table, and my wife really likes the whiteish-grey that whi...

17 10-19-2015 02:36 AM
View DHaden's profile

Impregnating with resin

10-10-2015 08:57 PM by DHaden

I am looking into making my own wood lacrosse shaft(just like from my playing...

6 10-18-2015 04:55 AM
View Dave Carlisle's profile

Redwood Adirondack chairs

10-16-2015 08:03 PM by Dave Carlisle

I am considering building some adirondacks out of redwood. I’ll bet th...

6 10-17-2015 09:38 PM

« prev 1 ... 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 ... 241 next »
4811 topics

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics