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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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cocobolo bowl after dishwasher

01-05-2015 04:54 PM by harum

Hello, our neighbor had washed by accident their new cocobolo bowl in a dishw...

10 01-06-2015 03:13 PM
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manzanita burls

01-05-2015 10:33 AM by hungry

Can I finish a green manzanita burl?

0 01-05-2015 10:33 AM
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mold after finishing

01-04-2015 11:02 PM by PatRI

Hello I am having trouble with what looks like mold showing up on some of my ...

1 01-05-2015 04:55 AM
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will poly crack if bent?

01-04-2015 04:42 PM by corbmonster

Hi friends. I’m making my first book case, and I am staining the backi...

2 01-04-2015 05:36 PM
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white oak pergola in ohio

01-04-2015 04:43 PM by glenlake

This spring I am having a pergola built over my patio. 13 feet by 13 feet.I ...

1 01-04-2015 05:22 PM
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more cunfushion?!?

01-03-2015 08:06 PM by dbreeze225

hey so i wrote a post earlier about that measuring of parks super glaze well ...

3 01-04-2015 02:04 AM
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HELP glazing

01-03-2015 06:14 AM by dbreeze225

hey every one i am curiass has any one used ” parks super glaze” ...

0 01-03-2015 06:14 AM
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Epoxy finish issues

01-03-2015 03:06 AM by BoardCop

Hi you all, I just finished a live edge bar that’s going to be outside....

2 01-03-2015 03:47 AM
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Water Based Pre-Stain Conditioner Natural

12-30-2014 06:44 AM by pjones46

Has anyone tried the General Finishes Water Based Pre-Stain Conditioner Natur...

4 01-03-2015 03:31 AM
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Fuji Pro Q4 HVLP, 10 years old

01-02-2015 01:34 AM by secretgarden

I searched the web for some idea how to evaluate a used HVLP sprayer. All I ...

1 01-02-2015 01:44 PM
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Refinishing rosewood plane tote

01-01-2015 06:34 PM by Bugnurd

I’m restoring a 1920s Stanley #4 handplane. After sanding the tote to a...

4 01-02-2015 12:33 AM
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Homemade finish for handles?

12-31-2014 06:12 PM by toddbg

Hi Everyone – I have a few projects I am starting that are going to be ...

9 01-01-2015 03:21 AM
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Have you guys/gals run across something like this?

12-31-2014 08:37 PM by ShipWreck

Wiped off the stain and ended up with these areas where the stain didn’...

9 12-31-2014 10:37 PM
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Hardwood Floor Advice

12-30-2014 04:11 AM by Thalweg

I’m installing 3/4-inch oak flooring on a landing in our house. It̵...

8 12-31-2014 08:38 PM
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French Polish Grain Fill

12-28-2014 07:59 PM by jonsprague0000

I’m giving french polish a shot for my table and have a question about ...

2 12-30-2014 05:36 PM
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Watco Danish oil

12-24-2014 07:37 PM by BigKen44

I use about ninety quarts of Watco Danish Oil per year in my shop and recentl...

13 12-30-2014 03:01 PM
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Color Matching this Finish

12-29-2014 11:04 PM by Sandman1022

So I came across this little freestanding cabinet in a shop and really li...

2 12-30-2014 05:35 AM
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Finishing with shellac

12-29-2014 07:07 PM by giser3546

I am just getting started with finishing and wanted to try dyes along with th...

7 12-29-2014 11:44 PM
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Where does the oil go?

12-29-2014 10:50 PM by Ben_Durham

Hi, I assume this is the right place for this, forgive the maybe obvious q...

2 12-29-2014 11:39 PM
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Refinishing in the Ottawa, Ontario area

12-29-2014 06:17 PM by Don

Hey folks, a client approached me to refinish an old amp and pair of speak...

0 12-29-2014 06:17 PM

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