LumberJocks

Finishing Forum

  • Advertise with us

The finish, whether paint, wax, stain, or something else, can make or break a project. What are your tips and questions regarding finishes?

Topics Replies Last post
View SimoninCO's profile

Danish Oil Newb

01-22-2018 06:09 PM by SimoninCO

I am making a Credenza out of Walnut. In the past, I have always used stains...

4 01-24-2018 02:46 AM
View kocgolf's profile

Glue Cleanup on Pre-Stained Wood

01-23-2018 09:49 PM by kocgolf

I have really searched, yes even Google, but can’t find a definite answ...

9 01-23-2018 11:28 PM
View Jevin's profile

"Dead Spots" in Finish

01-22-2018 09:46 PM by Jevin

Hey all- First time poster and relatively new woodworker (about 2-3 years ...

17 01-23-2018 10:05 PM
View Panthers65's profile

Finishing Cabinets PreCat + HVLP

01-20-2018 03:46 PM by Panthers65

I’m coming up on the end of my cabinet construction and once it warms u...

2 01-23-2018 09:55 AM
View dbw's profile

Polyurethane/Oil Stain compatibility

01-16-2018 05:05 PM by dbw

I’m curious as to why Polyurethane is “lifting” some of the...

9 01-23-2018 01:15 AM
View Nokstar's profile

Do I add steel pipe to bar table before or after applying epoxy resin coating?

01-21-2018 12:13 AM by Nokstar

Hi I’m fairly need to wood work or building anything with wood. I recently de...

4 01-22-2018 10:47 PM
View NoSpace's profile

Lacquer finishing problems

01-15-2018 01:25 AM by NoSpace

I have a maple and mahogany chessboard I’m finishing with lacquer—...

9 01-21-2018 08:31 PM
View metroplexchl's profile

Suggestions on a timber finish?

01-21-2018 01:29 AM by metroplexchl

So I am building a post and beam workshop that will be 12’x20’ in...

8 01-21-2018 07:24 PM
View Kirk650's profile

Need better paint

01-20-2018 01:25 AM by Kirk650

Now, before you folks go off on me for using paint on wood, let me ‘splain’. ...

4 01-21-2018 05:33 PM
View JimRochester's profile

A good size tub for mineral oil?

01-20-2018 03:05 PM by JimRochester

I soak most of my pieces in a mineral oil bath. I have been looking for a goo...

12 01-21-2018 04:25 PM
View jmcclain101's profile

finishing issue

01-20-2018 02:04 PM by jmcclain101

hello – need help. sanded the top of a pine dining table (veneer). sta...

3 01-20-2018 09:51 PM
View Steve's profile

Has Danish Oil Changed?

01-17-2018 05:07 PM by Steve

Danish oil is a favorite of mine and I’ve been using it for years. It&#...

26 01-19-2018 05:35 PM
View Alan S's profile

Finish Raised Panel Doors Before Assembly?

07-22-2012 04:52 PM by Alan S

I am making some solid wood raised panel doors. I plan on using space balls ...

11 01-19-2018 05:31 PM
View Pyro's profile

Lacquer or poly recommendation needed

01-16-2018 01:47 PM by Pyro

Hey guys! In the past I have mostly been using poly. My understanding is t...

17 01-19-2018 03:33 AM
View Gerald Thompson's profile

Bar Top

10-17-2017 06:48 PM by Gerald Thompson

I have a friend that is going to finish a long, 30 ft., bar top. the wood is ...

20 01-19-2018 02:20 AM
View trevorlamont's profile

1/4 gap between Mantel top and wall

01-16-2018 11:02 PM by trevorlamont

Hey guys, I’m building a mantel and come to find out I didn’t fra...

23 01-19-2018 12:14 AM
View Charlie's profile

Green Hemlock board & batten - finishing schedule ?

05-27-2013 12:02 PM by Charlie

OK, so I’ve started putting up 1” thick rough sawn hemlock boards...

2 01-18-2018 11:14 PM
View jasoncarpentry's profile

How to Store Latex Paint?

01-16-2018 07:49 PM by jasoncarpentry

I have about 20 gallons (or partial gallons) of latex paint. I’d like t...

10 01-17-2018 03:30 PM
View scotttt's profile

Need help on which stain/poly to use on new knotty pine doors in log cabin

01-15-2018 04:10 AM by scotttt

Hi! 1st post. 1st off, I have no idea what I’m doing. I have a cabin an...

2 01-15-2018 11:14 PM
View Redfern's profile

Beetle Kill Table

11-28-2017 01:47 PM by Redfern

I have put together a table top for the breakfast nook of my house. I just...

10 01-15-2018 06:16 PM

« prev 1 ... 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 ... 246 next »
4902 topics


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com