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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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what brand do you use for Paste Finishing Wax?

11-12-2012 12:42 AM by steve6678

I’ve use Minwax. Have been for a while.Like to hear any other choices, ...

16 11-13-2012 07:10 AM
View Dave's profile

Inlay jewelry in wood.

10-31-2012 01:01 AM by Dave

I need to set some silver jewelry in maple. I would like to epoxy it in. I kn...

32 11-13-2012 01:40 AM
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Cleaning up an Old Barn Beam

11-11-2012 01:41 AM by FireFitzy

G’day everyone, I’m restoring an old fireplace in my home, and...

10 11-12-2012 03:46 AM
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I need advice on finishing-with Tung oil

11-05-2012 07:49 PM by tturner

I have found Tung oil and i love it! Ive watched David Marks use it on nearly...

9 11-11-2012 09:54 PM
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What was the name of that brush?

11-02-2012 09:06 PM by newwoodbutcher

I thought it was on this forum that I read about a brush for applying water b...

5 11-11-2012 02:48 PM
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Not using Waterlox again

10-28-2012 03:47 AM by newwoodbutcher

I really love the look of my cherry stairs darkened with Potassium Dichro...

12 11-11-2012 03:55 AM
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sand paper vs scraping

11-02-2012 10:08 PM by shelly_b

I recently bought some scrapers and while they seem to be faster than using a...

19 11-11-2012 12:24 AM
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nut allergies

11-08-2012 01:38 PM by sarahss

I’d like to make a cutting board for a friend who’s getting marri...

7 11-10-2012 08:28 PM
View Jonathan's profile

Using Empire Top Saver on Copper?

11-09-2012 03:54 PM by Jonathan

I have a bottle of Empire Top Saver that I use on my table saw and other cast...

4 11-10-2012 03:04 AM
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Extreme High Gloss Pen Finish

11-10-2012 12:34 AM by pwalter

I was wondering how you all went about getting an extremely high gloss on you...

2 11-10-2012 02:34 AM
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Getting a high gloss with lacquer

11-05-2012 12:16 AM by Purrmaster

I did some searching on the Internet and on these forums and couldn’t f...

17 11-09-2012 09:45 PM
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Off-topic content. Click to see the post.

11-09-2012 01:46 AM by RussellAP Thought you might enjoy so...

1 11-09-2012 02:47 AM
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Barn wood patina

10-16-2012 01:07 AM by HillWilly

Hi everybody. I’m not an experienced woodworker but I have been watchin...

8 11-08-2012 10:59 PM
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cup top, finish?

11-02-2012 03:00 PM by james3one

Have a most unfortunate turn of events. I have a large top on a large pedest...

23 11-08-2012 10:01 PM
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Finishing question

11-07-2012 03:05 PM by dakremer

I’m making an indoor dog house. My dog likes to sleep under things (ta...

34 11-08-2012 03:26 PM
View steve6678's profile

Using Watco Danish Oil (Natural), then General Gel Satin Top Coat

11-03-2012 02:46 AM by steve6678

Building a Bed; full size, and a Dresser; 9 drawers.Hard Maple and Cherry.Usi...

14 11-08-2012 02:46 AM
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what and when to finish blanket chest

11-04-2012 01:15 AM by patrad

I have a blanket chest I’m about to start assembling and gluing up, eve...

5 11-06-2012 08:24 PM
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finishing butternut

11-06-2012 03:49 PM by joshtank

I’ve got two or so tree’s worth to experiment. and i started toda...

3 11-06-2012 05:00 PM
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How do I get the perfect high gloss finish?

11-02-2012 05:32 PM by pariswoodworking

I have been trying to get the perfect finish for a long time, and have yet to...

37 11-06-2012 03:07 AM
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Watco Danish - Multiple coats

11-05-2012 05:35 PM by patrad

Hi all, I’m using Watco Danish Oil (dark walnut) to finish a chest, ton...

4 11-05-2012 07:05 PM

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