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 CharlesNeil's profile

Trace Coating ... Dont Miss This .unless you like to sand

08-25-2016 07:48 PM by CharlesNeil

As most out here know, I have been known to finish a piece or 2 , and almost ...

28 09-07-2016 04:23 PM
View StoopidMonkey81's profile

How should I finish walnut furniture without oil based products?

08-30-2016 08:45 PM by StoopidMonkey81

Hi Everybody, I’m an amateur woodworker and would like some advise o...

48 09-06-2016 11:34 PM
View willhime's profile

End Grain cutting board lines

09-06-2016 06:57 AM by willhime

I’ve read and tried various methods on removing lines from my end grain...

7 09-06-2016 10:18 PM
View Sabre's profile

Need help repairing cigarette smoke damage to oak roll top desk

08-27-2016 04:06 PM by Sabre

Father past away and left my wife and I a large oak roll top desk he and mom ...

17 09-06-2016 05:02 PM
View ilyac's profile

Cherry Finish: Shellac + Glaze + Poly help

09-05-2016 01:14 PM by ilyac

Hi Everyone, I am working on finishing my set of night stands (latest blog...

8 09-05-2016 08:13 PM
View DocSavage45's profile

Rustoleum Paint and Hardner

09-04-2016 06:47 AM by DocSavage45

Didn’t know where to go with this question. I Googled it but after 3 pa...

17 09-05-2016 08:11 PM
View goalie098's profile

Making a Entertainment stand

03-31-2016 12:25 AM by goalie098

So this is my first post after lurking for nearly a year. Thanks all for some...

1 09-05-2016 05:29 PM
View WOODIE1's profile


09-03-2016 06:16 AM by WOODIE1

Ok told gardener to do simple 20’ of 6’ high fencing on side of h...

8 09-04-2016 08:24 PM
View irish52's profile

satin finish

09-03-2016 09:03 PM by irish52

Im finishing a walnut and maple dining coat gf seal a cell , six co...

3 09-04-2016 06:11 PM
View justinwacker's profile

Speckles in polyurethane finish.

09-03-2016 09:26 PM by justinwacker

Hi guys, I used a thinned poly, 3 or 4 layers, and after using a 400 wet p...

11 09-04-2016 04:34 PM
View bygrace's profile

lacquer purchasing options

09-02-2016 02:34 PM by bygrace

I recently purchased an Earlex sprayer that I use to apply lacquer to finish ...

14 09-03-2016 02:37 PM
View JohnMcClure's profile

Restoring cracked and burned butcher block

09-01-2016 04:07 PM by JohnMcClure

I have a butcher-block topped cabinet. There are two cracks on glue lines...

10 09-03-2016 12:25 AM
View JJsig's profile

Need to find knot filler

08-31-2016 11:26 AM by JJsig

So I am on my first big project (a 9×4 red wood table) and I got ahead o...

11 09-01-2016 04:46 PM
View PhilipTheGasTank's profile

Baby Crib...Topcoat for Shellac?

08-30-2016 04:40 PM by PhilipTheGasTank

I am almost done applying spray coats of shellac to crib made out of pine. My...

6 08-31-2016 11:49 AM
View nightguy's profile

Wood Movement

08-04-2016 02:22 PM by nightguy

You all drive me nuts here with your wood movement! Table tops move ect. If u...

35 08-30-2016 12:23 PM
View AmericanPatriot's profile

Adirondack chair finish question

08-23-2016 03:01 PM by AmericanPatriot

I’m building my first adirondack chair and plan on using Flood CWF-UV f...

2 08-30-2016 04:28 AM
View FreezFurn's profile

Help with finishing oak table

08-28-2016 03:30 AM by FreezFurn

I have an oak trestle table that I have stained and put two coats of arm r se...

12 08-29-2016 02:47 PM
View sawdust703's profile

removing epoxy from redwood

08-29-2016 09:44 AM by sawdust703

A client brought me a couple pieces of redwood that have been clear epoxied t...

1 08-29-2016 02:30 PM
View nightguy's profile

Nice and easy Shellac mixing video

08-29-2016 01:13 AM by nightguy

I am a big user of Shellac, I usually buy Zinsseer dewaxed Seal Coat which is...

0 08-29-2016 01:13 AM
View LumberDan's profile

Home Depot Pine and Grey Oil Minwax - Staining Difficulties

08-25-2016 06:29 PM by LumberDan

Hey—I’m new to woodworking and staining and pretty much everythin...

9 08-28-2016 10:43 PM

« prev 1 ... 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 ... 202 next »
4024 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