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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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Humidor finish (topcoat)

63 days ago by Sirgreggins

I’m going to make a few humidors soon and am contemplating what to use ...

0 63 days ago
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Dado joint line

64 days ago by woodworkingdrew

Anybody ever notice when painting a piece white that there is a small hair li...

7 64 days ago
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Advice on finishing a lot of wine racks

65 days ago by Dj1225

Ok here is where I am in this crazy project. I have apx 30 wine racks of vari...

2 65 days ago
View LiveEdge's profile

Lowest maintenance outdoor finish?

67 days ago by LiveEdge

I’m going to build a couple sitting benches for our local Mission and I...

8 65 days ago
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Weathered Finish

67 days ago by mel_lissa this vanity is Alder...

4 66 days ago
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White Residue in Leopard Wood Grain

85 days ago by Tedster

Just messing around with some leopard wood for the first time, I discovered t...

15 66 days ago
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BLO + Turpentine

69 days ago by siavosh

A couple simple questions:1. What’s the benefit of mixing Turpentine wi...

7 67 days ago
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Refinishing beat up pine stairs. Solid stain?

69 days ago by Canofworms

So, I will likely replace these treads in a few years, but until that time I ...

1 67 days ago
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What is this brush called in English?

91 days ago by srzsrz

This type of brush is called a blokkwast (i.e. “block brush”) in ...

7 67 days ago
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question on ability to be near heat

70 days ago by capstar

Hi all, I am in the process of making some wood carved inserts for a fireplac...

3 68 days ago
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danish oil finish

68 days ago by Thomas berkey

I have used wacto Danish oil finish for a few projects and I like the results...

3 68 days ago
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lacquer finishing and beyond

72 days ago by BubingaBill

I’m new to using lacquer and I don’t know what you do after the f...

5 69 days ago
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How to seal reclaimed cypress log

69 days ago by Kathyw

I have a 5’ section of a reclaimed cypress log that I will be using for...

2 69 days ago
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how can i mix or find this finish

70 days ago by whitesferry

im making a table with the same type of wood how do i get that color ? stain?

4 69 days ago
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Stain Treated Wood or Wait

71 days ago by jrsox

Just finished two benches that will go beside my patio slab. They each have ...

8 70 days ago
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Vinegar and Steel Wool Ebonizing

78 days ago by JADobson

I’m trying a steel wool and vinegar finish on spf and I’m not get...

11 71 days ago
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can i mix

71 days ago by whitesferry

can i mix watco danish oil natural together with minwax golden pecan stain ...

3 71 days ago
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Finishing/preserving distressed old wood

549 days ago by sethb

I brought this old piece of wood home because I like the grey weathering and ...

6 71 days ago
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Polyurethane Over Spar Varnish?

186 days ago by Ron Ford

I just finished turning a segmented bowl that includes a number of pieces of ...

10 71 days ago
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Lacquer for a bar finish?

73 days ago by crank49

I recently remodeled a home. I contracted the cabinet work because my shop is...

6 72 days ago

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