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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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Raised panel: stain or assemble first

686 days ago by 12strings

If I’m making a raised-panel (solid wood, not ply) door, do I need to s...

15 685 days ago
View Dchip's profile

Minwax Pre-Stain Conditioner - What is it?

688 days ago by Dchip

6 686 days ago
View Doublewide's profile

Walnut finishing for dog cage

686 days ago by Doublewide

Ok, I’ve read the other walnut finishing posts but can’t seem to ...

8 686 days ago
View JesseTutt's profile

Need advice on easy to spray water based poly

686 days ago by JesseTutt

Many years ago, as water based finishes were becoming available to hobbyists ...

4 686 days ago
View joshtank's profile

finish for butternut / poplar w/ carving..?

687 days ago by joshtank

so i carved this butternut box. very simple stuff. just practicing. i’m...

4 686 days ago
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Spray finish?

687 days ago by bigike

I got a Binks 2001 and a Binks model #7 spray guns I was just wondering if an...

6 686 days ago
View Howie's profile

Water Poly and particle board

688 days ago by Howie

Anyone see a problem with using water based poly straight on a particle board...

2 687 days ago
View mary69's profile

getting a nice shinny effect to projects

689 days ago by mary69

I am wanting to get a nice shine to my projects. I have tried polyurethane b...

17 688 days ago
View Tennessee's profile

Klingspor Bargain Boxes

695 days ago by Tennessee

Has anyone tried any of those “Klingspor Bargain Boxes”? I poppe...

8 688 days ago
View BerBer5985's profile

Finish for Outdoor Cedar Beer Cooler?

688 days ago by BerBer5985

I’m in the process of making of the of the cedar ice chests/beer cooler...

3 688 days ago
View rut's profile

Spraying latex with hvlp?

712 days ago by rut

So I’ve been trying to spray latex on my kitchen panels using a rockler...

7 689 days ago
View Grover1's profile

poly varnish top coat over dewaxed shellac

690 days ago by Grover1

I’ll be applying the finish to a cherry desk in early December, in a sh...

5 690 days ago
View saminmn's profile

Cutting board finish problems

692 days ago by saminmn

Hi all, I am a newbie to WW and to LJ. Last winter I made a maple cutting...

7 690 days ago
View JSB's profile

Thinning Amber Shellac With...

691 days ago by JSB

OK, so as you can see from the majority of my projects I mainly work with pin...

6 690 days ago
View NewEnglandsWoodWorks's profile

HVLP and Shop Spray Booths

735 days ago by NewEnglandsWoodWorks

Hi All,Just wondering what all you woodworkers do in the winter when spaying ...

20 691 days ago
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Polyurethane..why cannot we just get along

1087 days ago by handystanley

It seems whenever I decide to use a polyurethane product…we just do NOT...

38 692 days ago
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Water based polyuretane on top of oil based stain

692 days ago by b2rtch

May be you read somewhere else that I am about to begin the re-finish my kitc...

12 692 days ago
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Finishing kitchen cabinets

693 days ago by b2rtch

I have been quiet on line for the last 6 weeks or so because I have been rem...

8 692 days ago
View bigike's profile

Spray gun care?

694 days ago by bigike

Hey all, I’ve been slacking on my woodworking but just jumped back in...

8 693 days ago
View JSB's profile

White Paint Recomendations for Gravity Fed Gun

694 days ago by JSB

I have a need to spray paint on a coming project. I’m looking for good ...

7 693 days ago

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