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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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Glue spot

08-31-2015 04:49 PM by moke

Well, here I am again asking my friends on how to fix one of my screw upsR...

13 09-09-2015 06:22 PM
View soccer2010's profile

Help finishing tigerwood

09-09-2015 04:40 PM by soccer2010

I am making a tiger wood table. The tiger wood is cut at 1 45 degree angle a...

1 09-09-2015 05:04 PM
View eastside's profile

Are you spraying latex paint?

08-23-2015 02:04 PM by eastside

If anyone is spraying latex interior paint successfully i would like to know ...

15 09-08-2015 04:56 PM
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Finishing Textured Table

09-07-2015 01:18 AM by IHateMayonnaise

Hello! I’m in the final stages of my first working project—a d...

5 09-08-2015 05:01 AM
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Trying to match a finish on a Philippine piece

09-06-2015 12:20 PM by whope

I’m attempting to replace the cross on the orb of this religious piece....

0 09-06-2015 12:20 PM
View mandatory66's profile

what to use on a barbecue cart

09-03-2015 07:49 PM by mandatory66

I have built a barbecue cart to sit outside on my patio. I used aromatic ceda...

3 09-05-2015 03:04 PM
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Sanding Cherry in preparation for BLO.

09-04-2015 12:19 AM by ScottKaye

I’m really digging all the Cherry projects that use Boiled Linseed Oil....

5 09-04-2015 02:06 AM
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Scale Stick Refinish

08-31-2015 08:18 PM by greg48

I have been given a task to refinish an (old?) Scribner log scaling stick tha...

1 09-02-2015 02:52 PM
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Charles Neil on episode of Rough Cut

08-28-2015 12:54 AM by Fish22

I was watching an episode of Rough Cut and Charles was a guest and talking ab...

28 09-02-2015 05:10 AM
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Does anyone use WD-40 as a finish?

01-05-2014 01:08 AM by johnhutchinson

Maybe I should be asking if ANYONE ELSE uses WD-40 as finish, because my brot...

58 09-02-2015 01:24 AM
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Ugly stumps

08-23-2015 06:27 PM by Monkeyandafootball

ok, so first off i am DEF a newbie, a clueless newbie at that. I am attemptin...

26 09-01-2015 11:09 PM
View jtm's profile

What is the allure of turquoise?

08-31-2015 06:55 AM by jtm

I see this used as a knot filler in a lot of cases. To me, it sticks out l...

21 09-01-2015 08:10 PM
View Chuck1685's profile

Walnut Counter Tops Finishing

08-25-2015 02:00 PM by Chuck1685

Hello All, So I am updating my kitchen and plan to use some 8/4 walnut I h...

4 08-31-2015 09:02 PM
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Tough, yet natural varnish or urethane over shellac on cherry

08-27-2015 09:02 PM by jgoeden

Looking for some advice on how to finish 2 cherry pieces that I’m makin...

8 08-30-2015 12:14 PM
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Best finish for protecting the soft shell of cypress.

08-28-2015 06:15 PM by Glastron

Is there any finish that would create a harden shell to protect the surface o...

2 08-28-2015 08:28 PM
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Save me from a foolish mistake with Canola Oil

09-28-2012 11:14 PM by Murdock

Due to a really stupid move on my part I spilled Canola oil on a nearly finis...

27 08-28-2015 07:18 PM
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Water based Stain for floors?

08-28-2015 01:03 AM by Flavia

HelloI am hoping to benefit from WW pros out there. I would like to stain m...

8 08-28-2015 05:55 AM
View Sawdustmaker115's profile

Would like Some Input About A Finish

08-28-2015 01:24 AM by Sawdustmaker115

I’m getting sick of using rattle cans for spraying lacquer because I...

3 08-28-2015 05:47 AM
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Finishing for outdoor slab table!

08-27-2015 07:21 PM by WhiskeyCreek

I need to finish some cedar slabs that will be outdoors at a winery. I need ...

2 08-27-2015 09:08 PM
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Question About Spaying Lacquer

08-26-2015 09:10 PM by Sawdustmaker115

So I normally use minwax clear semi-gloss spay lacquer, but my local HD, lowe...

15 08-27-2015 07:04 PM

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