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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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Using Empire Top Saver on Copper?

11-09-2012 03:54 PM by Jonathan

I have a bottle of Empire Top Saver that I use on my table saw and other cast...

4 11-10-2012 03:04 AM
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Extreme High Gloss Pen Finish

11-10-2012 12:34 AM by pwalter

I was wondering how you all went about getting an extremely high gloss on you...

2 11-10-2012 02:34 AM
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Getting a high gloss with lacquer

11-05-2012 12:16 AM by Purrmaster

I did some searching on the Internet and on these forums and couldn’t f...

17 11-09-2012 09:45 PM
View RussellAP's profile

Off-topic content. Click to see the post.

11-09-2012 01:46 AM by RussellAP Thought you might enjoy so...

1 11-09-2012 02:47 AM
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Barn wood patina

10-16-2012 01:07 AM by HillWilly

Hi everybody. I’m not an experienced woodworker but I have been watchin...

8 11-08-2012 10:59 PM
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cup top, finish?

11-02-2012 03:00 PM by james3one

Have a most unfortunate turn of events. I have a large top on a large pedest...

23 11-08-2012 10:01 PM
View dakremer's profile

Finishing question

11-07-2012 03:05 PM by dakremer

I’m making an indoor dog house. My dog likes to sleep under things (ta...

34 11-08-2012 03:26 PM
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Using Watco Danish Oil (Natural), then General Gel Satin Top Coat

11-03-2012 02:46 AM by steve6678

Building a Bed; full size, and a Dresser; 9 drawers.Hard Maple and Cherry.Usi...

14 11-08-2012 02:46 AM
View patrad's profile

what and when to finish blanket chest

11-04-2012 01:15 AM by patrad

I have a blanket chest I’m about to start assembling and gluing up, eve...

5 11-06-2012 08:24 PM
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finishing butternut

11-06-2012 03:49 PM by joshtank

I’ve got two or so tree’s worth to experiment. and i started toda...

3 11-06-2012 05:00 PM
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How do I get the perfect high gloss finish?

11-02-2012 05:32 PM by pariswoodworking

I have been trying to get the perfect finish for a long time, and have yet to...

37 11-06-2012 03:07 AM
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Watco Danish - Multiple coats

11-05-2012 05:35 PM by patrad

Hi all, I’m using Watco Danish Oil (dark walnut) to finish a chest, ton...

4 11-05-2012 07:05 PM
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shellac as a sealer

11-05-2012 02:49 AM by Howie

I’ve been using Zinser dewaxed full strenght as a sealer. The direction...

9 11-05-2012 04:57 PM
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Gluing to stained wood?

11-05-2012 12:52 AM by Synon

So this is a sort of a combination of topics… I’ll explain. I&...

3 11-05-2012 03:43 PM
View craigo's profile

advice needed for St bernard barrel

11-04-2012 09:49 PM by craigo

hi guys, (1st time posting here) I have a piece of oak, which I’ve p...

3 11-05-2012 08:08 AM
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What the best way to refinish Padauk

11-04-2012 07:06 PM by woodman71

I made these Christmas stocking using padauk

1 11-04-2012 07:14 PM
View Bradford's profile

Finish color match chart?

11-02-2012 11:39 PM by Bradford

I was wondering if anyone knew of a chart that suggests the best match of fin...

1 11-04-2012 03:05 PM
View DHaden's profile

Cherry Finish?

11-03-2012 03:12 AM by DHaden

I have just finished a stand for my wife’s Kindle Fire. It is a simple ...

4 11-04-2012 04:06 AM
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what kind of finish ?

10-28-2012 01:51 PM by kizerpea

There is a bed plan in wood mag…country fresh bed…with a blueish ...

7 11-03-2012 02:55 AM
View RussellAP's profile

Cedar with red Mahogany oil.

11-01-2012 08:23 PM by RussellAP

I’m going to try and sell these for Christmas. I have been experimentin...

4 11-02-2012 10:35 PM

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