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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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Bandsaw Box glueing/sanding

08-07-2012 09:28 AM by AJM

Hello. I would like advice on which glue to buy for making Bandsaw boxes....

4 08-07-2012 08:53 PM
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Kitchen cabinet clearcoating

08-06-2012 05:41 PM by ferstler

Hey, I have a group of oak kitchen cabinets that I installed about 25 yea...

12 08-07-2012 07:44 PM
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Rattle Can Woes - How can I fix this?

08-07-2012 02:16 PM by 404 - Not Found

While it’s quiet out there, I thought I’d make a tv stand to fit ...

7 08-07-2012 05:36 PM
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Spraying water based finish problems (Help)

08-06-2012 04:30 PM by simpsy

Hi everyone I have just started to finish up my walnut and maple serving tray...

5 08-06-2012 10:53 PM
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Barn wood finishes

08-05-2012 11:40 PM by americanwoodworker

I have access to alot of barn wood for some projects but I am confused about ...

9 08-06-2012 10:44 PM
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Raw Linseed Oil

08-03-2012 11:39 AM by knotscott

I bought an old can of raw linseed oil at a garage sale for 50 cents because ...

16 08-06-2012 01:38 PM
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08-04-2012 10:44 PM by Insagent

I am finishing up a router table made of birch and pine. I have never finis...

1 08-04-2012 11:18 PM
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Recommended alternative to spraying lacquer for large flat surfaces

08-03-2012 01:21 AM by FusionHF

Usually I spray clear SW precat lacquer with my HVLP all day long without any...

12 08-04-2012 01:42 AM
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General finishing advice

08-02-2012 04:26 PM by Kookaburra

There is so much advice and opinon in this forum about specific finishes and ...

22 08-03-2012 09:31 PM
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Massaranduba (Brazilian Redwood) flooring - finish question

08-02-2012 04:39 PM by renfarm

I am getting ready to have unfinished Massaranduba flooring installed in our ...

13 08-03-2012 02:52 AM
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Finishing Cedar

08-02-2012 10:32 PM by fboucher

I am working on an anniversary gift for the inlaws. They currently have a ga...

1 08-03-2012 12:13 AM
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Help with Waterlox

07-31-2012 09:39 PM by fboucher

Good day all. I have made a trestle table for a client and they suggested wat...

6 08-01-2012 04:59 AM
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Problems finishing spalted Sycamore

07-31-2012 05:26 AM by Jon Anderson

I have two test pieces of spalted sycamore. I’m using to test for my ta...

4 08-01-2012 02:03 AM
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Help with lightening up figured walnut.

07-31-2012 03:25 PM by riooso

I have some highly figured and burled walnut that I have sliced and am using ...

5 07-31-2012 05:30 PM
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HELP finishing a maple slab

07-31-2012 02:19 AM by RobAshtonDesigns

I got access to a very large piece of maple slab ( 4”) thick and prob 3...

4 07-31-2012 03:55 AM
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Need help on finding a leather supplier!!

07-26-2012 02:39 AM by ocwoodworker

Does anyone know of a leather supplier for making a writing pad for a writing...

15 07-30-2012 02:55 AM
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Can I remove stain from cedar?

07-27-2012 12:51 AM by rydonmf

I built railing, skirting, and a pergola for my deck out of cedar. I like th...

10 07-28-2012 02:14 AM
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Refinishing Dining Set Made in Taiwan

07-23-2012 07:23 PM by rufus2

The dining set I’m refinishing is supposedly oak (was made in Taiwan). ...

7 07-27-2012 08:05 PM
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Finishing Spalted sycimore

07-25-2012 05:31 AM by Jon Anderson

This is what I’ve read so far, it yellows often when finished , it can ...

3 07-27-2012 04:51 PM
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How to handle porous woods

07-25-2012 03:30 AM by DanoP

OK… Novice here – only been doing small stuff (boxes, etc) for ab...

5 07-27-2012 12:35 AM

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