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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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Help Choosing Finish for Kids Chairs

07-01-2014 01:32 PM by keith204

I’m building a small table + chairs set for my kids. We have a 2 year ...

5 07-01-2014 02:09 PM
View Billy E's profile

Walnut--to stain or not to stain

06-30-2014 12:44 PM by Billy E

This is my first project with walnut. I have read mixed feelings about stain...

16 07-01-2014 11:45 AM
View Billy E's profile

What varnish for the home varnish/oil mix?

06-26-2014 02:04 AM by Billy E

HelloI have read a lot about home mixes of varnish, oil, and solvent. Usuall...

6 06-30-2014 05:32 PM
View Scott Landry's profile

Best polyurethane finish for HVLP spraying

06-29-2014 02:40 PM by Scott Landry

I’m sorry if this is already covered, but I can’t seem to figure ...

10 06-30-2014 06:12 AM
View ramone's profile

Clean bamboo flooring

06-16-2014 02:55 AM by ramone

Hello … I have some glue stuck to my bamboo floor where an adhesive-bac...

2 06-30-2014 03:59 AM
View ADHDan's profile

Finishing melamine to make dry-erase surface?

06-26-2014 06:16 PM by ADHDan

I built a play table for my daughter using melamine for the tabletop, figurin...

7 06-29-2014 06:34 PM
View eddie's profile

The big box stores seemes a little high for wipe on poly to me .

06-27-2014 07:40 PM by eddie

the big box stores seemed a little high for wipe on poly to me .So i was won...

26 06-29-2014 04:50 AM
View Hartworks's profile

Maintaining color of Padauk

06-28-2014 05:13 AM by Hartworks

Here is my dilemma, I am using African Mahogany with sections and border of P...

9 06-28-2014 11:30 PM
View woodworkingdrew's profile

Painting tight spaces and spray paint

06-28-2014 04:31 AM by woodworkingdrew

I was wondering how you guys spray paint let’s say dado shelves with mi...

4 06-28-2014 03:04 PM
View sphayden's profile

Waterlox vs. Arm R Seal

06-27-2014 02:34 AM by sphayden

What’s a better wiping varnish – Waterlox or Arm R Seal? They se...

2 06-27-2014 04:56 AM
View whitesferry's profile

now that the danish oil is? help please

06-26-2014 02:25 AM by whitesferry

on i put 4 coats on it . Can i go over the top with famo glaze coat from...

5 06-27-2014 04:53 AM
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Removinf rust stains from nails on white oak floor?

06-20-2014 08:23 PM by Canofworms

I read oxalic acid will remove it. They are well absorbed in the wood about ...

29 06-27-2014 03:40 AM
View jimmyhopps's profile

finishing sequence table top

06-25-2014 07:46 PM by jimmyhopps

i’ve finally done building my table top and now onto finishing. I am g...

5 06-27-2014 12:57 AM
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Would Waterlox finish be good on wood mugs, bowls, cups etc.?

06-26-2014 03:43 AM by Micahm

I came across the Waterlox finish, Waterlox Original Tung oil finishes are “p...

3 06-26-2014 03:54 PM
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Humidor finish (topcoat)

06-26-2014 01:53 PM by Sirgreggins

I’m going to make a few humidors soon and am contemplating what to use ...

0 06-26-2014 01:53 PM
View woodworkingdrew's profile

Dado joint line

06-25-2014 06:40 PM by woodworkingdrew

Anybody ever notice when painting a piece white that there is a small hair li...

7 06-25-2014 09:39 PM
View Dj1225's profile

Advice on finishing a lot of wine racks

06-24-2014 03:43 PM by Dj1225

Ok here is where I am in this crazy project. I have apx 30 wine racks of vari...

2 06-24-2014 04:55 PM
View LiveEdge's profile

Lowest maintenance outdoor finish?

06-23-2014 02:48 AM by LiveEdge

I’m going to build a couple sitting benches for our local Mission and I...

8 06-24-2014 12:42 PM
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Weathered Finish

06-22-2014 09:00 PM by mel_lissa

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/233061349435951883/Assuming this vanity is Alder...

4 06-23-2014 05:20 PM
View Tedster's profile

White Residue in Leopard Wood Grain

06-05-2014 05:21 AM by Tedster

Just messing around with some leopard wood for the first time, I discovered t...

15 06-23-2014 07:43 AM

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