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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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equal number of coats on both sides?

03-31-2015 11:21 PM by WoodNSawdust

I am adding a shelf to the bottom of my workbench to hold miscellaneous tools...

9 04-01-2015 09:44 PM
View Ruffian998's profile

Staining problem

03-29-2015 10:57 PM by Ruffian998

Hi everyone, been following for a while and this is my first post. I’v...

5 04-01-2015 07:12 AM
View ryan86's profile

Purple heart and Maple domino table, How do I finish it?

03-30-2015 03:26 PM by ryan86

I built a purple heart and maple domino table. The legs are solid purple hear...

8 03-31-2015 08:05 PM
View Eric's profile

Spar Finish Flaking @ 18 months.

12-30-2013 12:54 AM by Eric

I built this chair a year and a half ago.

25 03-31-2015 04:08 AM
View pdxrealtor's profile

HVLP - Fuji Mighty Mite opinions

03-24-2015 10:21 PM by pdxrealtor

In looking at HVLP sprayers it seems the Fuji Mighty Mite is considered top o...

26 03-30-2015 04:00 PM
View paul1474's profile

wormy maple bandsaw box

03-28-2015 01:05 AM by paul1474

I’m making a bandsaw box out of wormy maple, has anyone used this type ...

4 03-28-2015 08:29 PM
View Seamus0559's profile

Maple floor repair

10-27-2013 04:00 PM by Seamus0559

I recently had a steam leak in the basement, which unfortunately did a number...

4 03-28-2015 10:52 AM
View Targa's profile

Trying To Find Larger Nozzles & Needles For the Grizzly H7669 & HF 46719 HVLP Spray Guns

03-26-2015 11:39 AM by Targa

I’m planning to paint some existing kitchen cabinets with oil based ena...

3 03-27-2015 11:04 PM
View chip73's profile

HVLP and Milk Paint

05-05-2012 03:25 PM by chip73

I am working on an entertainment center for my daughter and she wants it pain...

10 03-27-2015 05:59 AM
View monsie's profile

Looking for info on a chair

03-24-2015 04:13 AM by monsie

i recently got two of these chairs for free and i’m wondering if someon...

6 03-27-2015 03:51 AM
View sanfranciscocedarco's profile

Quick question about fuming white oak

03-25-2015 09:14 PM by sanfranciscocedarco

How long do you think is appropriate to let the piece gas off after fuming th...

2 03-26-2015 03:32 PM
View SandBlock's profile

Questions about refinishing cutting board (not for cutting) with polyurethane.

02-19-2015 03:32 PM by SandBlock

I removed the original polyurethane from the top and sides of the cutting boa...

2 03-25-2015 11:38 PM
View HTown's profile

Iron stain on cherry?

03-23-2015 09:43 PM by HTown

I’m making a cherry shelf. I used a steel combination square to check ...

6 03-25-2015 03:59 AM
View CatskillRose's profile

Most Natural Finish for my Red Oak?

03-18-2015 02:57 PM by CatskillRose

Hi all, I am a total beginner. Just installed a stunning new wide-plank r...

10 03-25-2015 01:58 AM
View kyguy's profile

Deep Stains

03-23-2015 02:56 PM by kyguy

I’m in the process of sanding my hardwood floors for refinishing.there ...

2 03-23-2015 11:09 PM
View theniteowl's profile

Vent/filter setup for spray booth

03-18-2015 04:36 PM by theniteowl

Hi All,I am looking to put together a temporary spray booth in the basement t...

6 03-23-2015 05:32 PM
View dmr3b's profile

50's Mengel Permanized Blonde

03-23-2015 02:57 PM by dmr3b

The family has handed down this china cabinet that is inneed of some work. I...

1 03-23-2015 05:08 PM
View Spf80's profile

Micro Mesh pads on multitool

03-23-2015 02:52 PM by Spf80

Has anyone ever used the Micro Mesh hook and loop pads on their oscillatinng ...

1 03-23-2015 03:35 PM
View CharlesNeil's profile

Sherwin Williams Conversion Varnish ... Issues

03-21-2015 06:40 PM by CharlesNeil

I have now tried to use the SW conversion Varnish 3 times. Actually I have ha...

42 03-23-2015 06:11 AM
View pos1's profile

Help refinishing windows

03-21-2015 06:20 PM by pos1

I have 4 large casement windows with wood interior (vinyl exterior) from the ...

3 03-22-2015 02:15 AM

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