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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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Epoxy over Blo

07-21-2015 02:37 PM by Sk8sydney

I’m trying to put epoxy or BLO that is there , how should I do it

1 07-21-2015 03:25 PM
View HandyFrank's profile

Painting Kitchen Cabinets-Oak in Dark Walnut-Tips Needed-Please Help

07-20-2015 03:21 PM by HandyFrank

My wife and I want to freshen up our kitchen and I want to consider painting ...

10 07-21-2015 03:18 PM
View Kurt T. Kneller's profile

Finish Recommendations for Maple Plywood (BORG)

07-21-2015 12:57 PM by Kurt T. Kneller

I am in the process of building a router table and I am using maple plywood f...

5 07-21-2015 02:01 PM
View Sk8sydney's profile

Epoxy over BLO

07-20-2015 09:03 PM by Sk8sydney

I made a table out of pallets and put Boiled linseed oil on it and now want t...

1 07-20-2015 09:26 PM
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Sand off all stain before restaining?

07-19-2015 05:51 PM by Pendragon1998

I am restoring a Craftsman hand drill and the wood parts are some sort of sta...

4 07-20-2015 03:07 AM
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Topcoat Product Help

07-16-2015 08:13 PM by jackson74

Hi All, I am looking to get into finishing a bit with dye stains and durab...

7 07-19-2015 10:39 PM
View JeffP's profile

wax finish - heat gun?

07-18-2015 02:08 PM by JeffP

Recently I have seen a few youtube videos where they are using a wax finish&...

3 07-19-2015 12:51 AM
View Alan S's profile

Sanding em6000

07-18-2015 04:52 PM by Alan S

I have sprayed target coatings’ water based finish on a project and it ...

2 07-18-2015 11:27 PM
View HuckFinn's profile

Staining hardwood

07-17-2015 06:23 PM by HuckFinn

Im using planks of red oak for a scroll saw project and im looking to stain i...

4 07-18-2015 12:49 PM
View Quixxo's profile

Drafting table repair and/or refinish

07-16-2015 03:13 PM by Quixxo

I just bought a neat drafting table. I don’t know how old it is –...

4 07-17-2015 11:24 PM
View agallant's profile

Refinishing Hardwood Floors

07-16-2015 04:57 PM by agallant

I am thinking of taking on sanding and refinishing the hardwood floors in my ...

14 07-17-2015 07:04 PM
View noone's profile

Refinishing a 1996 stained and lacquered built-in - Kem Aqua Plus white mid gloss

07-17-2015 06:13 PM by noone

As the title states, I am getting ready to refinish a 1996 stained and lacque...

0 07-17-2015 06:13 PM
View Tesla77's profile

Staining Plywood Problems

07-17-2015 02:33 AM by Tesla77

Building a custom desk for a customer using plywood as the top. I purchased t...

8 07-17-2015 03:10 PM
View txn's profile

baby crib

07-15-2015 11:45 AM by txn

what is a baby safe finish for a crib? can i just spray regular ol polyuretha...

4 07-16-2015 05:07 PM
View MariaL's profile

Please front door with yellow spots...disaster

07-15-2015 03:20 PM by MariaL

Hi! I tried to refinish my horribly neglected front door yesterday. After ...

9 07-16-2015 03:29 PM
View MHarper90's profile

Small Shop, Small Box - Finishing Help!

07-15-2015 11:56 PM by MHarper90

Hey y’all, I’m looking for some advice about finishing a small bo...

4 07-16-2015 12:28 PM
View Michaelonthego's profile

Arm-R-Seal alternative in California?

07-15-2015 04:46 AM by Michaelonthego

Hey friends. I can’t get Arm-R-seal anywhere near San Francisco, and...

5 07-16-2015 12:03 AM
View tomana's profile

need info to seal old wine barrel for dog house use

07-13-2015 04:56 AM by tomana

what is the best way to weather seal an old oak wine barrel so it can be used...

16 07-15-2015 12:11 AM
View RobinDobbie's profile

Are there aftermarket lids for oil-based finishes?

07-12-2015 11:10 AM by RobinDobbie

My can of polyurethane varnish has been “abused.” Some by me, som...

10 07-13-2015 03:35 AM
View imanerd's profile

Help--Watco Danish Oil on pine doors is orange!

07-10-2015 07:39 PM by imanerd

I need advice about what to do with my doors. I used Watco Danish Oil Golden ...

6 07-11-2015 10:44 PM

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