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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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The Water Based Blues

04-27-2013 03:45 PM by Klickitat

Can someone please help me with repairing water based finishes that have been...

11 04-29-2013 07:14 PM
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Dark finish on trim in older homes?

04-27-2013 06:17 AM by bonobo

I’ve found some discussion on replicating old trim finishes but wondere...

3 04-29-2013 03:10 AM
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White glue fiasco

04-27-2013 02:32 PM by RussellAP

I do inlays of powder and crushed stones. I’ve been using CA glue but i...

10 04-29-2013 01:42 AM
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Painting Furniture with Earlex 5500

04-26-2013 06:24 PM by firefighterontheside

I am new to this site, but I have read many good posts when I have googled th...

6 04-27-2013 02:18 AM
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How do you thin GF oil base poly?

04-27-2013 12:37 AM by RussellAP

I left the can open last night. It looks like the same consistency, but I sho...

4 04-27-2013 12:57 AM
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wenge help with finishing

07-11-2012 09:52 PM by polishcarpenter

making contempory island and have oil spots on a lot of pieces can they be re...

2 04-26-2013 02:28 PM
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Need help with glazing process

04-25-2013 08:02 AM by JohnPockets

I am building a shelf, and I’m going to glaze coat it with bar top glaz...

2 04-25-2013 03:38 PM
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Finishing with tung oil

04-16-2013 08:52 PM by pgc

I have a number of pieces of Poplar and Basswood that I would like to finish ...

5 04-25-2013 02:47 PM
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Sealing Maple before Danish oil finish

04-25-2013 02:38 PM by danoaz

This is actually a continuation of recommendations from you guys to use a Gol...

2 04-25-2013 02:46 PM
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veneer glue

04-24-2013 05:33 PM by geauxtiger

The info I’v read about wood to wood veneer mentions contact cement. I...

8 04-25-2013 12:57 AM
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Dining table finish

01-18-2013 09:17 AM by USMCSergeant

I’m finishing up a maple burl live edge dining table, this is my first ...

37 04-24-2013 11:34 PM
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Tinted Lacquer for Cabinets ?'s

04-23-2013 01:02 PM by Sailor

So I have built an island for my kitchen and it’s pretty much ready to ...

13 04-24-2013 10:02 PM
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How should I stain this

04-23-2013 08:18 PM by Peteyb

Here are a couple of photos of the second crib I have built, my wife ...

6 04-24-2013 02:18 AM
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hvlp spar varnish

04-22-2013 07:20 AM by tacoma07

I was wondering if anyone had any experience spraying varnish with a hvlp gun...

15 04-24-2013 01:20 AM
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To Finish or Not to Finish

04-22-2013 07:20 AM by TheOtherJohn

Hi Folks, I’m relatively new to woodworking and recently started my ...

7 04-23-2013 07:27 PM
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Watco danish oil and poly ?

04-23-2013 09:36 AM by 1yeldud1

I have several small childs step /potty stools and I am wondering if a person...

9 04-23-2013 06:11 PM
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Purpleheart and yellowheart checkerboard - best finish?

04-22-2013 04:54 PM by Quoheleth

I’m making a checkerboard out of purpleheart and yellowheart with strai...

7 04-23-2013 02:31 PM
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Staining Atlantic Birch Plywood...

04-22-2013 09:17 PM by indplswoodworking

Does anyone have any tips or tricks for staining atlantic birch plywood and h...

1 04-22-2013 09:26 PM
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Finishing a bridge

04-20-2013 11:23 PM by markswoodcraft

right now my dad and i are working on a small bridge to go over my grandmas p...

5 04-21-2013 05:03 AM
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Finish vs Install

02-21-2013 06:55 PM by SouthHollow

I’m working on a built in book-case and realized that I haven’t r...

14 04-19-2013 08:57 PM

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