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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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Tips on Spraying General Finishes milk paint with HVLP

01-08-2016 12:27 AM by Brian89

Just wanted to make a quick post to pass along my experience and tips sprayin...

2 01-08-2016 02:36 PM
View AAANDRRREW's profile

Acrylic poly over chalk paint...

12-29-2015 10:30 PM by AAANDRRREW

Hello all,I recently finally figured out a good process for applying oil base...

4 01-06-2016 02:06 PM
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Live/Gnarly Edge on Walnut - How to Prep/Finish for Shelf Usage?

01-05-2016 02:39 AM by Keith Kelly

I’m thinking of turning this into a feature element of a wall shelf. I...

4 01-06-2016 04:06 AM
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Veneer bubbling on refinish project

01-03-2016 06:15 AM by interpim

My father is refinishing a piece of furniture which is about 100 years old. ...

5 01-06-2016 12:14 AM
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Lacquer spray issue

01-05-2016 01:00 AM by mahdee

Hi,I am spraying right from a can and seem to get these uneven depression mar...

12 01-05-2016 01:32 PM
View AAANDRRREW's profile

Painting a laminate countertop?

01-04-2016 02:50 PM by AAANDRRREW

Forgive me if I am straying too far away from traditional woodworking/finishi...

12 01-04-2016 09:24 PM
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Why does my finish always dry rougher?

01-03-2016 03:20 AM by DTrak

newbie question.. I am using an oil+urethane finish on a tabletop. I sand it ...

16 01-04-2016 05:06 PM
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Intermittent Spray from HVLP gun. Tried Everything. Suggestions?

01-03-2016 09:34 PM by JMB

Hi. I am running my Sanborn HVLP sprayer. Cup on the bottom. The big one ...

3 01-03-2016 11:13 PM
View Curtis Z's profile

Where to begin on an old radio

12-31-2015 03:41 AM by Curtis Z

So.. I’m actually looking to refinish this old guy. It’s dated as...

10 01-03-2016 03:00 PM
View Scott's profile

Finish Over Painted Wood?

01-01-2016 02:29 PM by Scott

So I’m remodeling a nursery at my house as a request from the wife. I ...

9 01-03-2016 02:35 AM
View Shozzy's profile

Cherry coffee table

09-01-2013 07:43 PM by Shozzy

Hello, I am new to the forum so I hope I have posted this in the appropriate...

8 01-02-2016 05:59 AM
View willie's profile

Lowe's keeps changing brands

12-24-2015 04:13 PM by willie

Stopped in the local Lowe’s the other day to pick up some sanding seale...

19 01-02-2016 02:45 AM
View DTrak's profile

final grit for oil+urethane topcoat

01-01-2016 03:15 PM by DTrak

I was about to apply my arm-r-seal oil&urethane satin finish when I read ...

3 01-01-2016 08:31 PM
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Staining Birch P/W and Poplar Boards to be Used Together

01-01-2016 01:21 AM by 1voyager1

Got a new Paint sprayer and am trying it out while testing the dying and stai...

2 01-01-2016 06:37 AM
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Opinions Please on Wagner HVLP Turbine unit sprayers like Flexio and Spray Max

02-21-2015 08:44 PM by JohnMcD348

I am interested in getting a general purpose, do it all setup for my around t...

3 01-01-2016 12:47 AM
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Recreating a faux finish

12-23-2015 01:14 PM by Luppercut

I found a cheap coffee table in a style that I like and I was hoping to recre...

4 12-31-2015 05:12 PM
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12-29-2015 06:42 PM by Pantherjoe

Wanting to apply a durable smooth, finish to an out-feed /assembly table. jus...

3 12-30-2015 04:53 PM
View bracco's profile

mantel piece

12-29-2015 05:46 PM by bracco

Im building a rustic mantle out of some old 6×6 beams from old cotton gi...

3 12-29-2015 07:04 PM
View rayreed's profile

End Grain Table Top

12-28-2015 01:18 AM by rayreed

I am building an End Grain Table Top with Walnut. I have it almost put toget...

2 12-29-2015 03:17 PM
View horky's profile

Walnut and pore filler

12-28-2015 01:17 PM by horky

Walnut and Pore Filler I am making a dining room table. Walnut as you may ...

5 12-29-2015 01:30 AM

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