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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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Finishing Homemade Moldings

04-22-2017 01:45 PM by MikeFromCanmore

I have just installed my first home made moldings and now they are ready to b...

4 04-24-2017 12:50 AM
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Any feedback on Mohawk penetrating stains?

04-14-2017 10:09 PM by harum

Was wondering if anyone could share experience using Mohawk stains and ho...

10 04-23-2017 06:55 PM
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Liquid proof coating inside a drawer

04-22-2017 09:15 PM by Eac67gt

Hi everyone, I have a crazy question. The project is a cat litter box cabi...

16 04-23-2017 05:53 PM
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Watco Danish Oil Black Walnut on Red Oak - I want it darker!!

02-18-2017 09:35 PM by VanCranberry

Bob Flexner’s “Understanding Wood Finishing,” page 260 and ...

13 04-22-2017 09:02 PM
View Mike Baker's profile

Lacquer WIPING STAIN question.

03-14-2017 03:07 PM by Mike Baker

Greetings all… First let me introduce myself.. My name is Mike Baker...

11 04-21-2017 02:10 AM
View TNNovice's profile

Shou Sugi Ban Help

08-15-2016 05:37 PM by TNNovice

Hey all,I’m new to the forum and to be honest new to woodworking in gen...

7 04-21-2017 12:33 AM
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Dyed shou sugi ban ?

02-19-2017 12:35 AM by willhime

I’m seeing if there’s any theories on how these were made. It say...

4 04-21-2017 12:09 AM
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How should I seal my outdoor Cypress porch posts?

04-20-2017 02:48 AM by rachelpres

Hi everyone. I’m new to this site, but I have enjoyed reading all the ...

4 04-20-2017 06:50 PM
View CharlesNeil's profile

System Three Spar Varnish Failure

10-04-2016 03:56 PM by CharlesNeil

89 04-20-2017 12:55 PM
View Woodworkin76's profile

Birch butcher block of death

04-11-2017 04:22 PM by Woodworkin76

Hello all, I’ve been reading through the forums for over a week on f...

6 04-19-2017 11:03 PM
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maintaining color in purpleheart

01-19-2013 01:46 AM by jschmitz1949

I don’t often work with purpleheart, but my sister has asked me to turn...

17 04-18-2017 05:08 AM
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Smoker Table Finishing Question/Recommendations

04-18-2017 02:12 AM by Bluzman

Going to build a smoker table for my son-in-law that will fit into a corner o...

1 04-18-2017 02:30 AM
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Removing Watco wipe on poly

04-17-2017 10:25 PM by Peace

I have plywood tables on which I used Watco Natural Danish oil. Over that I u...

2 04-18-2017 12:12 AM
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Need to sand a lot of molding

04-14-2017 07:45 PM by Joel_B

I am repainted the molding on eight door openings in my home.I am looking for...

2 04-14-2017 09:42 PM
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Getting Maple to accept a dark (dark walnut,mocha) color

10-10-2011 02:46 AM by brian88

Hello, I have a large kitchen project coming up and the customer wants maple ...

13 04-13-2017 02:22 PM
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Ebonizing Wood Question

04-05-2017 08:23 PM by dalepage

What is your experience with India ink or black dye? I have been asked to ...

23 04-12-2017 09:31 PM
View ChicksWithTools's profile

Repurposing Project

04-11-2017 12:05 AM by ChicksWithTools

Only a small amount of woodworking required for this one but it was a reason ...

4 04-11-2017 02:17 PM
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Old Arm-r-Seal finish question

04-09-2017 03:40 PM by CubsFan

I made a jewelry box for my niece a number of years ago (5?), and I’m 9...

1 04-11-2017 01:56 PM
View Mike Baker's profile

Protecting a finished cabitnet for transport and delivery.

04-10-2017 11:54 PM by Mike Baker

Didn’t know for sure what forum I should post this question in.. here g...

3 04-11-2017 01:18 AM
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Stair Trim

12-27-2016 09:13 PM by ChicksWithTools

In theory….. this should be as easy as putting together lego and should...

15 04-11-2017 12:45 AM

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