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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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Staining Under Mineral Oil?

10-22-2015 03:00 PM by DustandDirt

Hello. I am building a crib for our first child. Since this is our first, I a...

18 10-22-2015 11:59 PM
View noober's profile

Stain showed up after stripped

10-19-2015 07:14 PM by noober

My husband and I bought a table that was in pretty bad condition from a consi...

18 10-22-2015 06:40 PM
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Did I make a mistake?

10-20-2015 01:11 PM by Jeffjr02

We received a pre-made (I know, I know….) outdoor wooden playhouse from...

13 10-21-2015 07:57 PM
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Poly after paint

10-03-2015 07:24 PM by dakremer

Hey guys – quick question. I just got done painting some of my kitchen...

24 10-21-2015 03:28 PM
View Michaelmjc's profile

Cutting board finish problem

10-14-2015 05:40 PM by Michaelmjc

Hey guys, I can’t seem to find any info on this. I’ve made a f...

19 10-20-2015 04:53 PM
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What HVLP/Airless Sprayer to use?-Painting Cabinets with Insl-X Cabinet Coat Enamel

10-19-2015 12:54 PM by HandyFrank

I am painting dark finished oak kitchen cabinets and from what I’ve rea...

8 10-20-2015 12:41 AM
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Problems with Pure Tung Oil on Claro Walnut Burls

10-19-2015 12:46 AM by Richard Anthony Charpentier

Hey Guys, I took up woodworking this past year as a hobby. I’ve found s...

3 10-19-2015 11:03 AM
View mrdupfx's profile

How do I make finished white oak look like unfinished?

10-17-2015 08:37 PM by mrdupfx

I have a white oak table, and my wife really likes the whiteish-grey that whi...

17 10-19-2015 02:36 AM
View DHaden's profile

Impregnating with resin

10-10-2015 08:57 PM by DHaden

I am looking into making my own wood lacrosse shaft(just like from my playing...

6 10-18-2015 04:55 AM
View Dave Carlisle's profile

Redwood Adirondack chairs

10-16-2015 08:03 PM by Dave Carlisle

I am considering building some adirondacks out of redwood. I’ll bet th...

6 10-17-2015 09:38 PM
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Help please with finishing my walnut table.

10-05-2015 03:08 PM by s2_bo

Hello, I just stumbled across this forum while looking for some expert advice...

7 10-17-2015 07:45 PM
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Getting a uniform look to textured ceiling

10-13-2015 08:15 PM by boston_guy

I’m baffled and need help. Last summer my living room ceiling was pl...

6 10-17-2015 06:01 PM
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Cleaning up wood

10-17-2015 04:24 PM by Shuja

This is part of at least 70 years old chair which I want to clean and...

0 10-17-2015 04:24 PM
View Lemarin's profile

IPE burns/black spot after belt sander usage

10-15-2015 01:45 AM by Lemarin

Hello, I am building a small IPE deck (10×12). I was using orbital...

4 10-16-2015 06:37 PM
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Having a hard time with the polyurethane

10-16-2015 12:58 AM by erika1

So I am having a hard time getting an even finish with the polyurethane on a ...

10 10-16-2015 03:18 PM
View holsterguy's profile

Stickley book

10-13-2015 01:44 AM by holsterguy

Hey guys. I’m not on here an awful lot so this might have already come ...

6 10-14-2015 11:25 PM
View tegotong's profile

new table - polyurethane

10-10-2015 09:54 PM by tegotong

I have a brand new sheesham table. It looks like it has been finished with so...

3 10-13-2015 09:14 PM
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Older HVLP system worth considering

10-12-2015 10:04 PM by coloradotrout

What does anyone think about buying an older Fuji Q4 Pro system? The gun is...

4 10-13-2015 04:40 PM
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Transtint Dye & Popping Grain

10-08-2015 08:54 PM by ClammyBallz

I picked up a bunch of Transtint dyes and made some samples of each color. My...

7 10-10-2015 12:51 AM
View Chanti's profile

Repairing wood bench

10-08-2015 03:48 PM by Chanti

Hi,I have this old bench made out of reclaimed wood. I got it from a friend ...

9 10-09-2015 10:38 PM

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