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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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Curved chair advise

07-15-2013 06:40 AM by gladys

Hi All, I’ve been woodworking for a while, but am thinking about tac...

2 07-15-2013 01:46 PM
View lexxx07's profile

Pre-Catalyzed vs. Post Catalyzed Pigmented Top coats

07-13-2013 10:35 AM by lexxx07

Can anyone explain the difference between Pre-Catalyzed and Post-Catalyzed pi...

3 07-13-2013 04:11 PM
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Strong Hard Finish for a Kitchen Table

07-07-2013 04:39 PM by DrSawdust

I am in the process of finishing a Kitchen table. I am looking for any and a...

11 07-13-2013 02:49 PM
View steve's profile

Try using Goddards Paste wax

07-10-2013 12:53 AM by steve

I use it exclusively on all my projects. (“I” feel)—it̵...

2 07-13-2013 12:15 AM
View yellabret's profile

lost in the maze of finishing an extrior piece....

07-12-2013 12:08 PM by yellabret

I am now in the construction phase of “The Mother of all Wedding benche...

2 07-12-2013 10:16 PM
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Home Made wiping Varnish/ lacquer

07-11-2013 05:33 PM by Brandon

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted anything on here and I feel a ...

16 07-12-2013 04:36 PM
View Charlie's profile

OK this is more REMOVING finish(es) than applying....

07-10-2013 12:30 PM by Charlie

I have had my studio easel for well over 30 years and got it used from someon...

4 07-10-2013 07:14 PM
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Danish Oil Question

07-09-2013 01:18 PM by WadeHolloway

I have just finished making a box out of Mahogany and I have put two coats of...

12 07-10-2013 02:50 AM
View Richard's profile

Wagner Flexio 590 HVLP Paint Sprayer -- anyone tried it on small projects

07-09-2013 12:15 AM by Richard

I was wondering if anyone had tried this unit on their woodworking projects a...

1 07-09-2013 11:00 PM
View Millo's profile

kitty cats, dogs and your fine furniture

06-29-2013 02:07 PM by Millo

Our cat is not declawed. Much to my chagrin I have noticed little divets/R...

17 07-09-2013 04:37 PM
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Finish for Rustic Wood

07-08-2013 12:06 AM by TheWoodenOyster

Howdy guys, I am turning to you all for answers and opinions as usual̷...

6 07-08-2013 09:46 PM
View Vududude's profile

seal/prime MDF edges even if they won't be seen?

07-08-2013 06:58 AM by Vududude

making a book shelf with some MDF shelving with wood trim/banding for edge su...

5 07-08-2013 07:56 PM
View Jason Watts's profile

Wood Finishing 101 Class?

03-29-2012 06:01 PM by Jason Watts

Does anyone know where I can get good info (either book, magazine or video) o...

11 07-08-2013 05:36 PM
View bold1's profile

flocking over vinyl ?

07-06-2013 01:47 PM by bold1

Has anyone ever done any flocking over vinyl? I’m thinking of redoing a...

6 07-08-2013 05:34 PM
View Tom Regnier's profile

Danish oil

07-06-2013 12:11 AM by Tom Regnier

Looking for advice on a good top coat for my kitchen cabinets (oak). I sanded...

6 07-06-2013 01:26 PM
View shoemaker's profile

sticking marks...will they fade?

07-04-2013 09:39 PM by shoemaker

I have some nice (and expensive) Carlisle wide pine flooring that has been la...

9 07-05-2013 01:25 PM
View norybd's profile

king bed frame

07-03-2013 06:58 AM by norybd

i am building a king bed frame out of mahogany. i’ve not built with ma...

4 07-05-2013 11:37 AM
View AngieO's profile

Your thoughts on boiled linseed oil and other finishes.

06-28-2013 03:58 PM by AngieO

So far most of my projects have been finished with MinWax stain. I’ve f...

45 07-05-2013 02:51 AM
View Mark's profile (online now)

Finishing quest.

07-03-2013 03:03 PM by Mark

I’m just about finished a Mission style Cherry end table. I used 1 coa...

9 07-04-2013 08:46 PM
View powderhound's profile

Fir window finishing

07-03-2013 08:17 PM by powderhound

Last year we had custom fir windows installed in our home and I promptly fini...

1 07-03-2013 08:47 PM

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