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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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Finishing a Maple Crib

05-20-2013 04:09 PM by Peteyb

Here is a crib that I have made for are next little one. I am also making ...

13 05-29-2013 03:34 PM
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strawberries stain on cutting board

01-25-2013 12:41 PM by grenger

HELP!did a cutting board with maple and purple-heart… i finished it with bees...

20 05-29-2013 12:56 PM
View egresor's profile

additional tung oil application effects on a specific wood piece

05-29-2013 08:12 AM by egresor

hi, i just found the forum using a search and figure you guys would probab...

0 05-29-2013 08:12 AM
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Finishing sapele- poly/pumice/rottenstone?

05-29-2013 12:20 AM by lateralus819

I’m nearing the end of my poly coats, yet i still see grain, where as t...

2 05-29-2013 01:33 AM
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Deck Finish

05-28-2013 02:59 PM by jackthelab

Advice needed: Has anyone used any of the products for deck restoration? Th...

4 05-29-2013 01:31 AM
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cheap water based primer?

05-28-2013 06:57 PM by noone

I’ve been using Zinsser BIN as a primer on bare wood, but i’m get...

5 05-28-2013 10:43 PM
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revisiting polyshades for specific reasons.

05-26-2013 07:31 AM by dobro23

The situation is that my project is made of cheap 1/8” not real wood pa...

7 05-27-2013 11:54 PM
View Dj1225's profile

Finishish for outdoor walnut chairs

05-26-2013 11:26 AM by Dj1225

Hi everyone,I would like to ask some advice on what would be the best way to...

7 05-27-2013 10:54 PM
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Finishing for Purpleheart and Rosewood (Bubinga)

05-26-2013 03:39 PM by Blackie_

Needing some assistance finishing a project, normally on all of my projects I...

11 05-27-2013 09:26 PM
View Charlie's profile

Green Hemlock board & batten - finishing schedule ?

05-27-2013 12:02 PM by Charlie

OK, so I’ve started putting up 1” thick rough sawn hemlock boards...

1 05-27-2013 02:28 PM
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time between shellac and water poly finish?

05-26-2013 05:33 PM by JesseTutt

I am trimming out a window with 1/4” oak veneer ply. I want to use she...

11 05-27-2013 05:35 AM
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Existing Kitchen Cabinets

05-25-2013 03:11 AM by MOJOE

My girlfriend purchased a home a few months ago, and the cabinets are a littl...

9 05-27-2013 03:53 AM
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Dang I hate sanding!

05-24-2013 05:12 PM by MT_Stringer

Just sayin: :-) ROS with dust collector connected to it. Air filtration un...

15 05-26-2013 10:28 AM
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Any good product to remove adhesive leftovers from fastedge

05-24-2013 08:27 PM by Jackietreehorn

I used the fast cap fast edge on this cabinet I’m building and it leave...

5 05-26-2013 12:34 AM
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Brand Specific Stain/Finish

05-21-2013 03:22 AM by Brent Smith

Looking into building furniture as a side business and I’m researching ...

8 05-25-2013 06:48 PM
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Maple Countertops

05-09-2013 11:27 PM by WoodYard

Presently I have Mahogany countertops that I used a tung oil mixture on. Easy...

3 05-24-2013 12:46 AM
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Question: remove paint marks over varnish

05-22-2013 10:59 PM by lepelerin

Hi, I have been asked if I could remove some paint “splashes” ...

4 05-23-2013 08:39 PM
View Steve Cherry's profile

Sticky paint

05-23-2013 07:53 AM by Steve Cherry

I made a couple of book cases a year or so ago and finished them with Olympic...

4 05-23-2013 12:53 PM
View kody's profile

Danish oil and clear Briwax???

05-22-2013 02:41 AM by kody

I’m making a knife block out of maple burl and finished with Danish oil...

2 05-22-2013 03:16 AM
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How to make it look 100 years old?

05-21-2013 11:56 AM by Kaleb the Swede

This is a what my family prepared dough in about 100 years ago. It still has ...

18 05-21-2013 08:23 PM

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