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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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Can I make a stain using paint and Turpentine?

03-13-2017 02:03 PM by Downandunder

Hello all,I have an old cabinet Im restoring and im trying to keep the origin...

11 03-15-2017 07:45 PM
View Dagobah's profile

When to fill a knot with epoxy? Is it always necessary?

03-15-2017 12:15 AM by Dagobah

I’ve seen plenty of videos about filling knots with epoxy, but haven...

11 03-15-2017 05:24 PM
View khetani's profile

Mango Slab Table Finish Options

03-15-2017 04:13 AM by khetani

hiI am new to the forum and am working on making a Mango Slab coffee table. T...

1 03-15-2017 12:01 PM
View Fax's profile

Boiled Linseed Oil

03-07-2017 08:34 PM by Fax

I applied Boiled Linseed Oil on a pine chair. I made a mistake. I wish I didn...

13 03-14-2017 09:13 PM
View Jim Dawson's profile

My latest staining screw up...

03-13-2017 08:49 PM by Jim Dawson

Disclaimer: I’m old but new at serious woodworking and it shows in my w...

6 03-13-2017 11:08 PM
View pontic's profile

With all this heart ache about poly...

03-13-2017 03:09 AM by pontic

I looked into UV light curing systems to finish wood projects. UV cured epoxi...

3 03-13-2017 10:53 PM
View Jon Anderson's profile

Problem with Polyurethane

03-11-2017 10:55 PM by Jon Anderson

I buy small cans of Poly, my projects are rarely very large but even these je...

18 03-12-2017 05:07 PM
View Fax's profile

Pre-Catalyzed Lacquer Recoat

03-12-2017 03:57 PM by Fax

Using spray can, I applied two coats of pre-catalyzed lacquer on a coffee tab...

2 03-12-2017 04:48 PM
View Whoashutitdown13's profile

Staining Issues

03-11-2017 03:54 PM by Whoashutitdown13

Hi there, Long time lurker, first time post. I’ve tried all local...

11 03-12-2017 12:31 PM
View Bret's profile

Help, I overstained!

03-11-2017 09:27 PM by Bret

I’m making plaques for our cub scouts who are receiving arrows of light...

4 03-11-2017 09:56 PM
View Sel503's profile

Redwood Desk

03-10-2017 12:11 PM by Sel503

5 03-11-2017 03:20 PM
View platinumaa's profile

screw for attachement assistance

03-09-2017 01:34 PM by platinumaa

this is not exactly wood.. but i figured since yall are finishers you came ac...

2 03-09-2017 04:03 PM
View Fax's profile

Maintain high end expensive furniture.

03-08-2017 11:22 PM by Fax

I get asked a question by many customers: “What should I tell my cleani...

2 03-09-2017 12:57 PM
View Thorator's profile

Plywood finishing barn interior

03-06-2017 03:20 AM by Thorator

My barn has old low-grade plywood walls in the interior aisle way and I would...

4 03-08-2017 05:30 AM
View tenderfootbob's profile

Amount of Dye Stain for Blanket Chest Project

03-07-2017 06:14 PM by tenderfootbob

I have made a Greene and Greene blanket chest for my daughter. The last step ...

1 03-07-2017 10:15 PM
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Cutting Board Care

02-27-2017 03:25 PM by ScottM

A while back I made my daughter a cutting board and finished it with GF Salad...

6 03-07-2017 08:32 PM
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Lesson Learned Unfortunately (Painter's Pyramids) :(

02-23-2017 12:38 AM by RubberDuc

Hey all, So tonight was the last coat of finish I was putting on my custom...

42 03-07-2017 03:20 PM
View livesinaparadox's profile

Lost on what to do - top coat/project suggestions for a noob

03-06-2017 03:20 AM by livesinaparadox

I’ve never painted furniture, and I’m not a crafty person. I boug...

6 03-07-2017 01:16 PM
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Staining a house with HVLP

05-14-2015 01:30 AM by Bobmedic

I need to stain a house and had the idea of using a HVLP turbine. I seldom pa...

21 03-06-2017 02:51 PM
View rkwoods's profile

gel stain

03-02-2017 04:47 PM by rkwoods

I am refinishing a chair which looks like the wood is poplar. I tried some G...

9 03-06-2017 04:10 AM

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