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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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Any luck spraying arm r seal

08-01-2013 01:09 AM by tturner

I’ve found this stuff to be my one, go to finish now. I usually wipe on...

4 08-01-2013 03:57 PM
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Need advice for painting wooden projects

07-31-2013 09:59 PM by dansnow

Howdy everyone. I need some advice. I recently started a very small home busi...

13 08-01-2013 04:08 AM
View Rosco169's profile

Need Help with 1890's hand pegged floor

07-29-2013 07:26 AM by Rosco169

Hello Everyone. I have a hardwood floor in my dinning room that is i...

7 07-31-2013 02:18 AM
View mummykicks's profile

Dark red oak finishing recommendations

07-30-2013 06:46 PM by mummykicks

I’m building an art/drafting table for my daughter, and it’s goin...

5 07-30-2013 11:41 PM
View BTimmons's profile

Order of operations?

07-26-2013 08:23 PM by BTimmons

I’m making a dark box for my friend to use in his wet plate photography...

9 07-30-2013 04:17 PM
View WadeHolloway's profile

Spray Equipment Quesiton

07-29-2013 09:02 PM by WadeHolloway

Many years ago I did a little cabinet work and we had a old fashioned paint p...

9 07-30-2013 03:12 PM
View LoveWalnut's profile

Finishing walnut dining table

07-30-2013 06:19 AM by LoveWalnut

I’m working on the table top now and have already glued up the trestle ...

2 07-30-2013 12:20 PM
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07-24-2013 07:34 PM by garyprott

I used water based poly on a dinning room table. I don’t have a sprayer...

3 07-30-2013 04:59 AM
View JADobson's profile (online now)

How do you finish pine?

07-29-2013 08:59 PM by JADobson

My wife came home with some cheap pine shelves that she got on sale. They are...

5 07-30-2013 01:27 AM
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Adding Tannins To Cherry Sapwood

07-29-2013 08:11 PM by captfoss

My understanding is that cherry wood darkens as it ages because of the tannin...

3 07-29-2013 09:32 PM
View SpartanLumber's profile

Finishing Table Top with Stain Design

07-27-2013 01:07 PM by SpartanLumber

I had the great idea that I should build a table in a short amount of time. I...

3 07-29-2013 05:38 PM
View LoganN's profile

suggestions for refinishing a bar top

07-29-2013 01:50 AM by LoganN

Friends of my wife and I own a wine bar that just celebrated its 1 year anniv...

1 07-29-2013 03:11 AM
View Eric Wuennecke's profile

Removing paint from small pin holes.

07-26-2013 09:17 AM by Eric Wuennecke

I landed this antique drafting table from a guy that just wanted it out of hi...

8 07-27-2013 06:06 PM
View RussellAP's profile

Cherry Slab Coffee Table

07-26-2013 03:25 PM by RussellAP

I’m making a small coffee table for my father in law from a 40 year old...

8 07-26-2013 05:41 PM
View Purrmaster's profile

Micro mesh vs 3M polishing paper

07-26-2013 02:53 AM by Purrmaster

I wanted to get some other people’s take on these two products lines. ...

1 07-26-2013 08:50 AM
View scvwooding's profile

Teak Oil

07-21-2013 01:01 AM by scvwooding

Looking for a teak oil to refinish outdoor teak furniture. Want an oil that w...

6 07-26-2013 07:10 AM
View Wineworker's profile

Ipe indoor furniture

07-25-2013 07:47 AM by Wineworker

Anybody have any experience finishing Ipe? I am completely new to the wood, b...

5 07-26-2013 06:59 AM
View slowboy's profile

yellowing while finishing

07-23-2013 07:17 AM by slowboy

I was sprayin my doors ant white.i let m dry.they were too t flat so i spraye...

4 07-26-2013 03:22 AM
View usmcdan's profile

Oh no! need dye is bleeding

07-25-2013 07:47 AM by usmcdan

So I have built an entertainment center out of white birch. I used Trans Tint...

4 07-25-2013 11:22 PM
View James's profile

Tips for a Novice

07-24-2013 02:37 PM by James

Talking to a buddy yesterday, made me realize how much I don’t know abo...

11 07-25-2013 04:22 PM

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