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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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Uncertain about oil/varnish/thinner finish, too late to change?

04-06-2017 05:49 PM by gstuartw

My wife and I agreed on the Sam Maloof type finish for some shelves in our ki...

7 04-07-2017 02:14 PM
View NewboeMike's profile

Question on how the get rid of these bright streaks?

04-02-2017 12:11 AM by NewboeMike

I’m working on a table top out of some old barn wood (I think it...

4 04-07-2017 07:08 AM
View Joe Lyddon's profile

Have you ever seen Milkshake Paint?

04-01-2017 09:39 PM by Joe Lyddon

This is one for Charles Neil, the Finishing guru… I'm looking forward ...

4 04-06-2017 06:30 PM
View mculik5's profile

Latex Paint and Earlex 5500

11-14-2013 02:28 PM by mculik5

I recently purchased an Earlex 5500 to paint a bunch of trim. I decided I am ...

25 04-06-2017 06:06 PM
View I3igAl's profile

Finishing/Sealing oiled oak countertop, lacquer or poly?

04-04-2017 03:50 PM by I3igAl

Hello people, I have been researching a ton and this website kept coming up o...

13 04-06-2017 03:11 PM
View carolinagene's profile

Need brass lacquer advice, please......

04-05-2017 10:24 PM by carolinagene

I plan to make a mirror frame out of red oak with brass powder inlayed with C...

1 04-06-2017 02:28 AM
View yoitsscholzy's profile

Finishing old pallets

04-05-2017 03:14 PM by yoitsscholzy

I’m working on a project for my church that’s a little complicate...

3 04-05-2017 11:12 PM
View mmcafee09's profile

Cherry wood finish?

03-09-2012 02:11 PM by mmcafee09

Hey guys I recently got a load of rough cherry from a friend a was wondering ...

24 04-05-2017 11:23 AM
View LaboringLawyer's profile

African Mahogany Base

03-30-2017 09:36 AM by LaboringLawyer

Hi. I am new here. I wanted to upload more pictures, but it seems to only all...

3 04-05-2017 04:59 AM
View AnnaD's profile

Best way to deal with sap before finishing?

04-04-2017 03:51 PM by AnnaD

So I’m still a beginner in my wood working journey, and have used mostl...

3 04-05-2017 01:44 AM
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how to accentuate QSWO ray flecks?

03-30-2017 08:17 PM by harum

Hello, I’ve been looking for a finish that would make white oak ray fle...

9 04-04-2017 04:22 AM
View seturner's profile

Spraying wood/mdf cabinet doors

04-03-2017 09:42 PM by seturner

Hello, I have a 4 stage Fuji HVLP and am going to spray cabinet doors I ma...

1 04-03-2017 11:02 PM
View Jim Dawson's profile

New to spraying - questions...

04-03-2017 05:08 PM by Jim Dawson

I just bought a Fuji HVLP system and have a project I want to spray. IR...

6 04-03-2017 09:19 PM
View Alafia's profile

Epoxy Bar Top

03-31-2017 08:39 PM by Alafia

Hello all,New to the forum but been lurking for a while. Im relatively new to...

3 04-03-2017 08:01 PM
View BLuh's profile

Help, semi gloss poly dries to a dull haze

04-02-2017 05:13 AM by BLuh

I’m new here and I’m hoping someone can help me before I give up ...

11 04-02-2017 08:02 PM
View Ray D's profile

Epoxy Fill Brand Recommendation

03-21-2017 12:10 AM by Ray D

Hello! Let me start by saying for some reason I have begun to overthink wh...

8 04-02-2017 04:56 PM
View Gantarris's profile

Jewelry Box Finish Suggestions

03-27-2017 08:57 PM by Gantarris

Hoping to get some suggestions from people that know more about finishing tha...

5 03-31-2017 06:54 PM
View dhue's profile

staining veneer advice

03-20-2017 02:35 PM by dhue

well, advice may be an afterthought now. i have an old danish piece that is v...

3 03-31-2017 03:42 PM
View deadherring's profile

Spraying stain?

03-29-2017 04:59 PM by deadherring

Hi all, I’m a relative beginner to woodworking, I’ve built up ...

11 03-31-2017 03:27 PM
View McFly's profile

Uses for Xylene

03-29-2017 01:07 PM by McFly

Any value to xylene other than as a solvent for cleanup? I have a can of it a...

13 03-30-2017 01:09 AM

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