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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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Need help finding a type of apron

09-15-2015 04:13 AM by milkbone

I am having trouble finding more of the table apron I used on this piece. It ...

7 09-16-2015 06:28 PM
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Painting Marine Plywood

09-15-2015 07:41 PM by sundance01

Hi, I’m making a table out of a 5’ x 10’ sheet of marine...

2 09-16-2015 04:55 PM
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Kids table finish from the wood whisperer

09-15-2015 07:43 PM by Shane

Marc recently did a kids table project in which he finished it with a sprayed...

5 09-16-2015 12:39 PM
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Need help identifying distress technique

09-14-2015 12:50 PM by scr5008

Hi All – I’m pretty new to woodworking. We bought a dining room ...

6 09-16-2015 03:31 AM
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Help with lacquer stain!

09-15-2015 07:40 PM by Hayes333

Well guys… I’m not really sure what else to try and I need help. ...

1 09-15-2015 08:16 PM
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Durham's Water Putty

09-11-2015 08:19 PM by JoeinGa

Anybody else use this stuff? I’ve had a can for several years. In the p...

14 09-15-2015 06:46 PM
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Honey Roasted Maple

11-13-2014 09:39 PM by WadeHolloway

I just happened to be on the Woodcraft website and they had some maple posted...

4 09-13-2015 07:18 PM
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Yet another steel wool and vinegar question

01-22-2014 05:59 AM by dawsonbob

Hi. My second project is kind of based on my first, which looks like this:You...

41 09-12-2015 05:29 PM
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Dye stain

09-11-2015 01:59 PM by Jtorrez

So I’m doing a Greene and Greene inspired cabinet and using Darrell Pea...

5 09-11-2015 11:20 PM
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Need advice on fixing a finish gone bad

09-10-2015 01:59 AM by cajunworkshop

I am very new to woodworking. In Jan and Feb of this year I built 4 Adir...

15 09-11-2015 09:29 PM
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Water based products

09-11-2015 02:01 PM by monster1971

I have never used water based finish but have recently purchased some for my ...

8 09-11-2015 07:56 PM
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Finishing advise for Mahogany

09-09-2015 03:20 PM by Mainiac Matt

Hi gang… I’m finally getting back into my second daughters hop...

14 09-10-2015 05:54 PM
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Cornhole board finishing question

07-25-2015 03:25 PM by Skippy906

I am in the process of making some cornhole boards. I primed, painted and st...

7 09-10-2015 11:43 AM
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Refinishing solid Teak coffee table

08-25-2015 02:25 PM by 123Luke123

Hey guys have a few questions. Haven’t refinished many things before. I...

12 09-10-2015 04:25 AM
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Earlex issues

08-18-2015 06:06 PM by moke

I was spraying some oak this weekend with an Earlex 5500. It is fairly new t...

25 09-09-2015 08:09 PM
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Glue spot

08-31-2015 04:49 PM by moke

Well, here I am again asking my friends on how to fix one of my screw upsR...

13 09-09-2015 06:22 PM
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Help finishing tigerwood

09-09-2015 04:40 PM by soccer2010

I am making a tiger wood table. The tiger wood is cut at 1 45 degree angle a...

1 09-09-2015 05:04 PM
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Are you spraying latex paint?

08-23-2015 02:04 PM by eastside

If anyone is spraying latex interior paint successfully i would like to know ...

15 09-08-2015 04:56 PM
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Finishing Textured Table

09-07-2015 01:18 AM by IHateMayonnaise

Hello! I’m in the final stages of my first working project—a d...

5 09-08-2015 05:01 AM
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Trying to match a finish on a Philippine piece

09-06-2015 12:20 PM by whope

I’m attempting to replace the cross on the orb of this religious piece....

0 09-06-2015 12:20 PM

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