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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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View Steve Cherry's profile

Sticky paint

05-23-2013 07:53 AM by Steve Cherry

I made a couple of book cases a year or so ago and finished them with Olympic...

4 05-23-2013 12:53 PM
View TCCcabinetmaker's profile

Where to find

05-22-2013 12:18 AM by TCCcabinetmaker

Where would one find a brushable white lacquer? Most of the sources I’...

14 05-23-2013 01:26 AM
View kody's profile

Danish oil and clear Briwax???

05-22-2013 02:41 AM by kody

I’m making a knife block out of maple burl and finished with Danish oil...

2 05-22-2013 03:16 AM
View Kaleb the Swede's profile

How to make it look 100 years old?

05-21-2013 11:56 AM by Kaleb the Swede

This is a what my family prepared dough in about 100 years ago. It still has ...

18 05-21-2013 08:23 PM
View odiefish's profile

Stain leaving wood when using wipe on poly. Project doomed?

05-20-2013 09:14 AM by odiefish

I have been working on my first real wood project. It is a aquarium stand th...

7 05-21-2013 02:21 AM
View RobertStix's profile

Any "Why-Didn't-I-Think-Of-That?" De-humidifying tricks?

05-19-2013 04:05 PM by RobertStix

Hi. New here and I’m hoping somebody else here has had the same problem...

6 05-21-2013 02:05 AM
View Eastwestdesigns's profile

stain discoloration

05-14-2013 06:44 AM by Eastwestdesigns

Hello everyone Iam New to the forum and look forward to interacting with you ...

14 05-20-2013 02:43 PM
View AaronG's profile

Considering first finishing project - dark stained contemporary bed - and have a few questions!

05-19-2013 08:00 AM by AaronG

Hi all,I am here after watching a few wood whisperer videos on youtube, and s...

3 05-20-2013 09:40 AM
View muleskinner's profile

Whip on poly, have I been using the wrong stuff?

05-16-2013 12:18 AM by muleskinner

Is there any advantage to the whip on polyurethane over the regular stuff. ...

12 05-20-2013 05:54 AM
View ScrubPlane's profile

High Gloss Food Safe Finish...

05-19-2013 10:32 PM by ScrubPlane

All…I am searching for a good high gloss food safe finish to use on my ...

2 05-19-2013 11:48 PM
View WhoMe's profile

Exterior clear finish for wood doors - For southern California

05-11-2013 03:39 AM by WhoMe

FIRST, I did a search on this topic and many of the threads are a couple year...

8 05-18-2013 08:11 PM
View Mark's profile

Another Cherry question.

05-16-2013 08:41 PM by Mark

Morning all. I getting ready to finish a cherry console table and I’m ...

12 05-17-2013 02:24 PM
View mbs's profile

ebonizing advantages

05-16-2013 05:06 PM by mbs

I need to make some pegs for my G&G furniture. I’ve been using ebon...

9 05-17-2013 02:22 AM
View SuperDave0002's profile

poly and mineral spirits question

05-16-2013 12:15 PM by SuperDave0002

I use the gallon size cans of poly and was wondering…..say I mix up a q...

3 05-16-2013 03:56 PM
View gtbuzz's profile

Mineral oil over varnish (Behlen Salad Bowl Finish)?

05-12-2013 03:29 PM by gtbuzz

I just made a cutting board for mother’s day and finished it with Behle...

9 05-15-2013 05:53 PM
View daleye's profile

Maple Stain darkness

05-15-2013 09:46 AM by daleye

I am trying to stain some maple to match a bathroom vanity we just purchased....

1 05-15-2013 12:33 PM
View Quartzee's profile

Finishing a cherry and brazilian cherry box

05-14-2013 05:00 PM by Quartzee

Hey guys, this is my first box ever and I made it for my fiance for our weddi...

5 05-15-2013 01:38 AM
View Cole Tallerman's profile

What oil do you use for your cutting boards?

05-02-2013 05:03 PM by Cole Tallerman

Hey all. So after making a few cutting boards, I found out here that I need t...

14 05-13-2013 09:12 PM
View 69BBNova's profile

Advise for Stripping Finish +

05-12-2013 12:49 AM by 69BBNova

Today is only the second time in 30 yrs I’ve been to a garage sale,...

5 05-12-2013 09:25 PM
View Eric25's profile

Spraying Zinsser bin shellac primer

05-12-2013 08:17 AM by Eric25

I’ve made a built-in closet with drawers. Part plywood and part MDF. ...

3 05-12-2013 12:52 PM

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