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#1 posted 01-15-2013 03:40 AM

Finish depends a great deal on what the project is . A workbench should not have the same finish as a piece of fine furniture and a tool may have yet something else. there are hundreds of finishes out today some you can get for home use and some you cant. I would ask you what your going to finish before I gave you advise on what finish to use. On furniture I am very pro Lacquer and Shellac then a nice french polish but those are my choices the thing is a good finish can make or break a good piece but a bad finish and the piece is shot unless you fix it. Also it is good for a new guy to start out with finishes that are easy. Shellac is a easy to do finish and you will always be happy with the look. Polys are difficult as they don’t spray well oh and yes I spray 99 out of 100 finishes. A good high quality HVLP sprayer is worth its weight in gold. When you have the project ready for finish I would be glad to help you out just send me a PM.

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