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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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Removing Goo from Sticker on Plywood

11-19-2014 04:53 PM by fivecodys

Good morning fellas!Lowe’s, in all its wisdom, places bar code stickers...

19 11-21-2014 02:31 AM
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best way to clean cast iron

11-17-2014 07:14 PM by droppedtuning

hey guys i am restoring several old industrial carts into coffee tables. my q...

20 11-20-2014 03:25 PM
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Outdoor Furniture - Wood Species and Paint Selection

11-09-2014 10:13 PM by JayG46

I’m preparing a quote for a client for an outdoor bar and bar stools. T...

6 11-19-2014 01:17 AM
View Dan's profile

Flat Paint Farmhouse Table

11-14-2014 02:31 PM by Dan

I am working on restoring an old Charleston style round table that had a pain...

6 11-18-2014 10:17 PM
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squeeze out on plywood

11-17-2014 08:47 PM by trevorlamont

Hey guys! In your experience, what has been the best way to remove dried glue...

7 11-18-2014 05:38 PM
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Wood Meditation

11-17-2014 01:37 PM by Kaleb the Swede

Hi there all, This is a video for those of us that are amazed at the this ...

3 11-18-2014 02:58 PM
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Selective ebonizing?

11-16-2014 04:38 AM by CFrye

Have any of you done or heard of ebonizing a design on a piece of wood? So fa...

27 11-17-2014 10:29 PM
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Oil and wax

11-13-2014 08:12 PM by HeadMP

Looking into oil and wax finishes, any suggestions?

5 11-17-2014 10:23 PM
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live edge cutting boards and tables

11-17-2014 05:34 PM by willhime

is there a good way to finish live edge for cutting boards that would be food...

1 11-17-2014 07:22 PM
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Making board game

11-15-2014 11:12 AM by es2000

I would like to make my own version of a board game called Fast Track, which ...

2 11-17-2014 07:18 PM
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Woodsmith Shop S8E6 Demilune Table Finish

11-16-2014 09:27 PM by Matt Przybylski

On episode 6 of season 8 of woodsmith shop they made a very nice Demilune tab...

2 11-17-2014 05:29 PM
View Philip "Pip" Storm's profile

Dyeing cedar.

11-17-2014 02:43 PM by Philip "Pip" Storm

I recently put up a new cedar picket fence for my dad. I plan on using some o...

1 11-17-2014 05:09 PM
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Earlex 6003 Spray Port

11-17-2014 04:01 PM by New_Found_Hobby

I am not a review writer as I feel I am not qualified to. However I could not...

0 11-17-2014 04:01 PM
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Hickory Workbench Finish?

11-14-2014 01:19 AM by JerryLH

I did a few searches on ‘staining hickory’ – found out ...

4 11-16-2014 12:50 AM
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Stain oozing up from pores

11-15-2014 04:30 PM by UGAfan21

I am making a bed out of red oak. I stained the side boards and foot board ab...

8 11-15-2014 10:06 PM
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HVLP System (Earlex, Fuji)

08-13-2014 04:39 PM by Scomel Basses

I’m going to get an HVLP system and I’m looking at the Earlex 550...

15 11-15-2014 03:24 PM
View Dooma's profile

reclaimed hemlock table top polyurethane finishing issue - wrinkling

11-12-2014 03:46 PM by Dooma

Hello, trying to finalize my project a building reclaimed hemlock kitchen ...

1 11-15-2014 04:32 AM
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How much protection is needed?

11-12-2014 10:09 PM by giser3546

I am new to finishing but have been doing a good bit of research recently. Fo...

10 11-14-2014 04:35 AM
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How to stop mildew forming under new varnish

11-13-2014 10:42 PM by albachippie

Hi all, I’m in the middle of making an oak table for a customer. Last ...

2 11-13-2014 11:04 PM
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How important is a spray booth?

11-09-2014 09:45 AM by stefang

I just bought an Earlex HV5500 spray station. There is a lot of helpful info ...

38 11-13-2014 01:36 PM

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