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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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Wood filler questions

824 days ago by Jon1094

The issue: 1. little white lines in the wood grain.2. I am pretty sure it i...

4 816 days ago
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Lead paint, anyone use it?

818 days ago by Chrrriiis

It’s a bit of a silly question but, a lot of info that i use for cookin...

15 816 days ago
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Antique Table

817 days ago by Rksenkbeil

hey guys. I’m new to wood working, and super new to LJ.. Whil...

3 817 days ago
View Levi79's profile

Pipe finishing and gluing.

821 days ago by Levi79

Hey guys. New to these boards. I started working on my first guitar build a f...

4 818 days ago
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Wiping Varnish Issue Around Burnt-In letters

818 days ago by Siegel_KenEvil

I made a raised letter sign with a wedding date burnt in with a wood burner o...

3 818 days ago
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Ash ebony tiger

819 days ago by Chrrriiis

This is my second post so hello to you all. This looks like a grand community...

6 818 days ago
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Home Center Finishes?

819 days ago by 12strings

Hi all, What good finishes can I find at a home center (lowes, HD) OTHER T...

15 818 days ago
View D_Allen's profile

staining cedar

823 days ago by D_Allen

Has anyone had any experience staining western red cedar to a dark color?I kn...

11 818 days ago
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Sanding large cylinders (pillars)

819 days ago by jbrukardt

Im looking to strip and refinish my porch pillars (in place, cant remove them...

9 818 days ago
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How does one go about this..

819 days ago by superstretch

I’m sure we’ve all run across old furniture (dressers, for instan...

10 819 days ago
View Tyron243's profile

Photo Box , South African Kiaat ,Tips for finishing!!

822 days ago by Tyron243

Hello All , I am fairly new to the whole internet based wo...

4 820 days ago
View jwreels's profile

Finish over painted surface in bathroom

820 days ago by jwreels

I built a medicine cabinet for a bathroom. It will be painted white. What fi...

6 820 days ago
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Shellac and cypress. big problems???

820 days ago by TNWoodwright

I’m making some windows and frames from cypress. The ones I am matchin...

2 820 days ago
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Shelf Pin Holes

821 days ago by chip73

Painting a bookcase and what is best practice so I don’t fill the holes...

7 820 days ago
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3M Instant Set Epoxy- NOT!

824 days ago by gfadvm

I needed to stabilize/fill some knots in some hedge today. I went to town, sa...

16 823 days ago
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linseed oil an bees wax

825 days ago by kizerpea

whats the formula to mix linseed oil an bees wax

9 824 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

Used my Chicago sprayer today

824 days ago by RussellAP

This is a huge time saver. It took less than 2 minutes to spar my Adirondack ...

17 824 days ago
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Smoothing rough-cut lumber

825 days ago by glatzenator

Guys, I am working on building a table top from reclaimed oak and am struggli...

5 824 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

Need some advice about Spar

825 days ago by RussellAP

Ok you pro finishers. I have two cans of Spar. I plan to only spar this chair...

12 825 days ago
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Best finish to resist damage from wine?

827 days ago by ardbeg

An unusual request perhaps. A friend and I are making new communion dishes f...

7 826 days ago

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