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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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How to get this finish - Walnut

11-23-2015 04:54 PM by bcurrey

Good morning, I’ve been working on a new dining room table. I got it sande...

30 11-25-2015 01:14 AM
View tblake1984's profile

Used Wagner CS9000

11-23-2015 09:37 PM by tblake1984

I have been saving up for an earlex 5500 but the air supply and gun interface...

3 11-24-2015 07:02 PM
View XquietflyX's profile

Problems Staining Dresser

11-16-2015 06:18 PM by XquietflyX

I recently got the woodworking bug. Each little project i finished gave me th...

18 11-24-2015 02:31 AM
View HorizontalMike's profile

Coordinating Curly Maple Dye with Granadillo

11-18-2015 04:24 PM by HorizontalMike

I am making my first finger-joint box and doing so with some Granadillo I pic...

7 11-23-2015 11:49 PM
View Sapper's profile

HELP- gap forming during staining

11-13-2015 06:46 PM by Sapper

So i’ve glued and sanded my mahogany and maple table top. Everything ca...

6 11-23-2015 08:50 PM
View Cornholesgalore's profile

Best way to remove dust pimples from top coats of polyurethane?

11-19-2015 04:34 AM by Cornholesgalore

Just looking for opinions on what you guys do to remove dust pimples from pol...

22 11-23-2015 01:18 AM
View Romu's profile

Need help

11-22-2015 05:35 AM by Romu

So I’ve sanded the floor and applied wood conditioner. Why is it co...

2 11-22-2015 07:21 PM
View dbockel2's profile (online now)

Finishing question (oils, stains, toxicity, etc)

11-20-2015 09:22 PM by dbockel2

Hello to all of you, Quick question (general) on finishing for some projec...

5 11-22-2015 04:39 AM
View Paul D's profile

ventilation in winter?

11-21-2015 11:37 PM by Paul D

I’m replacing my front door and have been a bit delayed in getting it d...

2 11-22-2015 03:03 AM
View Dreklie's profile

New to woodworking, looking for a few suggestions.

11-21-2015 04:05 AM by Dreklie

I purchased a router and a router table (a non plunge router … mistake ...

2 11-21-2015 02:23 PM
View slabdog's profile

table tops

11-21-2015 04:03 AM by slabdog

anybody having the same issue I have with getting a super smooth finish. I go...

3 11-21-2015 07:24 AM
View federalist's profile

Repairing chip in oil-based polyurethane floor?

11-20-2015 01:54 AM by federalist

Hello, I have a small chip in my hardwood floor. I think the finish is an...

3 11-20-2015 07:02 PM
View Jeff_in_LSMO's profile

I need a sealer that will resist fly head cement

11-18-2015 03:33 PM by Jeff_in_LSMO

I’m finishing a fly tying table for my dad, and I need a sealant (top c...

9 11-19-2015 02:58 PM
View Cornholesgalore's profile

How to fix lacquer mess up.

11-16-2015 10:19 PM by Cornholesgalore

Alright, here’s the situation. I’ve built countless cornholes but...

4 11-19-2015 12:25 AM
View holt8137's profile

marker resistant finish?

11-16-2015 08:15 PM by holt8137

Hi all. A while back I built a drawing table of sorts for my kiddos. Turned o...

4 11-18-2015 02:47 AM
View JFlynn's profile

Best way to fill table cracks?

11-13-2015 06:35 PM by JFlynn

I built this table over the summer in my garage, but a few days a...

7 11-14-2015 12:12 AM
View Paulg2906's profile

Osmo TopOil 3068 Natural applied on top of rustins Danish oil

11-12-2015 11:01 PM by Paulg2906

Hi we have new oak block work tops which I have applied 2 coats of rustins Da...

1 11-13-2015 04:39 AM
View sawdust99's profile

Red stain to look like Amish red oak

11-12-2015 06:44 PM by sawdust99

I made a stand out of red oak and want to stain it to the color of red Amish ...

0 11-12-2015 06:44 PM
View wdnick's profile

Dealing with gray stains in southern yellow pine

11-10-2015 03:20 AM by wdnick

Alright, so my son (14 years old) wanted a new desk in his room. “Blac...

3 11-12-2015 02:53 AM
View JUC's profile

Rubbed through table top finish

11-11-2015 01:41 AM by JUC

While rubbing out my Waterlox finish on my table top I rubbed through in 2 pl...

2 11-11-2015 03:01 PM

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