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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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View RussellAP's profile

Chicago Paint Sprayer

06-07-2014 01:36 AM by RussellAP

Great unit. Does anyone know where I can get a couple more guns for this unit...

5 06-08-2014 02:06 PM
View Christopher Frank's profile

bar top is cupping

06-01-2013 05:39 PM by Christopher Frank

So ive installed a 21’ bartop. I had finished the underside prior to in...

5 06-08-2014 01:21 PM
View chetrog's profile

Newbie needs help with wood filler.

06-07-2014 04:30 AM by chetrog

I am going to be making a basic bench. Just going to use Douglas Fir. I Don&#...

10 06-08-2014 12:46 AM
View Shahidan's profile


06-05-2014 09:52 AM by Shahidan

Alll the time I have been using polyurethane varnish. This varnish is slow dr...

13 06-07-2014 06:30 PM
View strandedpirate's profile

Can I apply sanding sealer over small stain touch ups without having to wait several days?

06-05-2014 10:57 PM by strandedpirate

I’m re-doing some bar stools that I stained. I just applied a thin laye...

5 06-07-2014 06:07 PM
View JohnChung's profile

Scrapers or sandpaper for parquet flooring a copy from Handtools

06-02-2014 01:57 PM by JohnChung

Please share your experience with repairing parquet flooring. I have tried to...

6 06-07-2014 12:45 PM
View Monte Pittman's profile (online now)

How much time do you spend on the parts they don't see?

05-28-2014 12:19 AM by Monte Pittman

I have been doing a lot of sanding this afternoon. Some of the areas that I a...

46 06-06-2014 12:50 PM
View C_PLUS_Woodworker's profile

How to make Yellow Heart pop ?

06-05-2014 02:02 AM by C_PLUS_Woodworker

How do I make Yellow Heart pop? My buddy’s grandmother carved a chess set…...

3 06-06-2014 01:09 AM
View Zach's profile

First time using red oak, how do I stain?

06-05-2014 03:43 PM by Zach

I’ve done my first engraving with red oak, and i’m not sure how t...

10 06-05-2014 06:22 PM
View whitesferry's profile

ambrosia maple help please !

06-05-2014 02:24 AM by whitesferry

it’s been suggested to me to sand tons its 2in thick 5 feet long a...

3 06-05-2014 05:55 AM
View Canofworms's profile

Effective homemade paint stripper formula? 300s/f with 5 coats of paint...

06-03-2014 11:47 PM by Canofworms

I have a lemonade porch I want to get down to bare wood. Its about 300 s/f wi...

8 06-04-2014 06:06 PM
View JeremyR's profile

Best weather proofing finish for an outdoor table.

06-04-2014 02:59 AM by JeremyR

First time post here. I was interested in getting your opinions on the bes...

4 06-04-2014 11:28 AM
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Mineral Oil finish problem

06-03-2014 12:59 AM by Gixxerjoe04

So i made a serving tray for my mom for mothers day, it’s in my project...

12 06-03-2014 08:08 PM
View mgee76's profile

Advice needed on refinishing wood chairs.

06-02-2014 09:46 PM by mgee76

Hello, I’m resorting to asking for advice because I don’t want to...

2 06-02-2014 11:57 PM
View David Drummond's profile

Question about converting a Turbine HVLP cup gun to pressure pot

06-01-2014 02:56 AM by David Drummond

I have a Fuji Q4 pro that I would like to set up to use a pressure pot instea...

0 06-01-2014 02:56 AM
View 98102via57401's profile

Im a moron: fixing uneven polyurethane job on new table top?!

05-25-2014 03:52 AM by 98102via57401

Long story short. I started putting full strength satin poly on a section of...

13 05-31-2014 02:01 AM
View Jerry's profile

Need some help with ideas on how to fix this please

05-30-2014 07:07 PM by Jerry

I have been advertising in Craigslist for doing small repairs and refinishing...

12 05-30-2014 11:23 PM
View jonsprague0000's profile

Glue Line Appeared After Dying

05-27-2014 02:39 AM by jonsprague0000

I glued up a mahogany tabletop with very minor glue lines. After I dyed the ...

20 05-30-2014 09:04 PM
View danoaz's profile

How to finish cedar trim pieces going on a shed?

05-30-2014 01:10 PM by danoaz

My wife and I enjoy the Japanese Garden style and we have a shed in our backy...

2 05-30-2014 01:47 PM
View OldWrangler's profile

A finish that won't darken wood

05-29-2014 05:35 PM by OldWrangler

I am doing a project with Staghorn Sumac wood. The wood is a very bright ...

12 05-30-2014 12:29 AM

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