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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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Antique look for gold picture frames

776 days ago by ferstler

My wife collects art, and to make her items look better I have made quite a f...

4 769 days ago
View newwoodbutcher's profile

Fleeting beauty???

772 days ago by newwoodbutcher

On a driving vacation up the California coast, and while in Mendocino I ...

6 770 days ago
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Which is easier to apply Brushing Lacquer or Brushing Polyurethane

772 days ago by Woodworker_Collins

I am nearly to the finishing stage of a restoration project i have been doing...

3 772 days ago
View Charlie's profile

Finishing kitchen drawers question

773 days ago by Charlie

Getting close to being done with the kitchen drawers. The last 6 drawers are ...

3 773 days ago
View Reaper417's profile

Plastic clips false door

773 days ago by Reaper417

Hey guys, I have a question.I have two false door fronts in front of my sink....

1 773 days ago
View 12strings's profile

Best paint for furniture

776 days ago by 12strings

I have a relative who would like me to build a set of bunk beds, and paint th...

18 773 days ago
View Charlie's profile

brushing lacquer

774 days ago by Charlie

First time in over 30 years I’m using lacquer again. I bought Deft brus...

8 774 days ago
View robdem's profile

cherry frame to tung oil or not

778 days ago by robdem

Made a mirror frame out of cherry would like to know if couple of coats of t...

9 774 days ago
View Eric's profile

How to store finish

783 days ago by Eric

Recently I’ve been using Spar finish. On the second use from can #1 I ...

21 776 days ago
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Best Finish for Cedar

776 days ago by Divotdog

I don’t know the name for the cedar I have – maybe “western...

9 776 days ago
View wooleywoodsmith's profile

food safe finish

778 days ago by wooleywoodsmith

How and when to give my bowls a food safe finish? so Im sure if I were to ...

11 777 days ago
View rockindavan's profile

Sanding Sealer with Oil?

778 days ago by rockindavan

I’m building a cabinet that is all solid wood, which is mostly cherry. ...

6 778 days ago
View jeepturner's profile

A well worn subject. Water resistant finish question.

779 days ago by jeepturner

I have a project that I am making for a coworker. He wants a round wood box t...

5 779 days ago
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do i need to epoxy knot holes on a table?

783 days ago by whitebeast88

i’m new to woodworking and i just built my first table.i need help with...

8 780 days ago
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GF Salad Bowl Finish smell not going away

780 days ago by nerdkraft

I made an end grain cutting board and did the woodwhisperer diluted GF salad ...

2 780 days ago
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Linseed oil vs shellac

781 days ago by kikkicurio

I am just about to add a finish to a chair that I have been working on for qu...

8 781 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

No more oil based finishes for me.

782 days ago by RussellAP

After this Adirondack chair is finished, that will be the end of oil based fi...

11 781 days ago
View Joekwon80's profile

Black Walnut Keyboard Case

781 days ago by Joekwon80

So a buddy and I are building this keyboard enclosure and we’re at the ...

6 781 days ago
View Lee Barker's profile

Q about old paste wax plus a comparison of three brands

782 days ago by Lee Barker

I had three identical musical instrument parts and all three needed a wax fin...

6 781 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

Things are getting easier.

782 days ago by RussellAP

My neighbor had a garage sale today. He’s an old spry guy that does abo...

8 781 days ago

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