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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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need advice for glue

05-05-2013 12:43 AM by jeffswildwood

Just finished a project and have all the parts ready for assemble. I found ou...

4 05-06-2013 11:39 PM
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Anyone have experience with Mica Powder?

05-06-2013 11:27 PM by rwingnut

I have made some 22 inch diameter round picture frames to look like port hole...

0 05-06-2013 11:27 PM
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Spraying glue for plastic laminates

05-04-2013 08:39 PM by Buckethead

This is less for fun, and more for work. I have found myself needing to relam...

22 05-05-2013 03:45 PM
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Staining how-to video

04-30-2013 01:41 AM by ASUAlumni02

Does anyone know of a good staining how to video…..this is the part I h...

6 05-05-2013 06:03 AM
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Girlfriend spilled nail polish remover!

05-01-2013 08:58 PM by TheBryan

Hello,My lovely Girlfriend spilled a bit of nail polish remover on the li...

25 05-04-2013 01:11 AM
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Rusting cans

04-22-2013 01:52 AM by CecilD

I took an old upright freezer last fall to put in my garage to keep my paint,...

5 05-04-2013 12:57 AM
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Sanding epoxy resin?

05-02-2013 08:54 PM by DeputyMike

I plan to build a desk soon that has voids in the top. My plan is to fill th...

4 05-03-2013 01:07 AM
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courtyard restaurant table finish

05-01-2013 09:36 AM by newtowoodworking

hello— i am relatively new to woodworking however i recently lucked ...

4 05-02-2013 11:56 PM
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Earlex HVLP problems

05-02-2013 06:35 PM by MLK

I have an Earlex HVLP spray gun I use it for spraying mostly paint, stains an...

3 05-02-2013 08:00 PM
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Danish Oil Problem

05-02-2013 04:24 PM by WadeHolloway

I have just finished a changing table for my grandson that is due to be born ...

1 05-02-2013 04:27 PM
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Finish for workbench top?

05-02-2013 08:19 AM by CWN

I have two maple butcher block workbench tops that I want to give a durable f...

2 05-02-2013 12:24 PM
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Rubbing out a WB poly Finish to Satin

04-28-2013 01:09 AM by Logan Windram

Anybody use 4 aught steel wool to rub out a water based poly finish and have ...

4 05-01-2013 11:58 PM
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Red Oak Chest of Drawers Finish

04-09-2013 06:08 PM by Brian

I’m currently working on a chest of drawers for my neice that just ...

15 05-01-2013 07:13 PM
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Even Sheen with Poly

04-19-2013 08:04 AM by Manitario

I’m in the process of finishing a slab of redwood burl. I’ve put ...

15 04-30-2013 03:58 AM
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wood glass coasters

04-29-2013 05:37 PM by sawdust99

What would be the best finish to use on the coasters as water may be a proble...

1 04-29-2013 09:40 PM
View Tommy's profile

Nail Polish on the Wooden Table

04-28-2013 11:59 PM by Tommy

OK, our foreign exchange student spilled nail polish on our wooden table. Ins...

5 04-29-2013 07:41 PM
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The Water Based Blues

04-27-2013 03:45 PM by Klickitat

Can someone please help me with repairing water based finishes that have been...

11 04-29-2013 07:14 PM
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Dark finish on trim in older homes?

04-27-2013 06:17 AM by bonobo

I’ve found some discussion on replicating old trim finishes but wondere...

3 04-29-2013 03:10 AM
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White glue fiasco

04-27-2013 02:32 PM by RussellAP

I do inlays of powder and crushed stones. I’ve been using CA glue but i...

10 04-29-2013 01:42 AM
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Painting Furniture with Earlex 5500

04-26-2013 06:24 PM by firefighterontheside

I am new to this site, but I have read many good posts when I have googled th...

6 04-27-2013 02:18 AM

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