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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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My On Line Finishing Class .. Free

11-13-2018 03:25 PM by CharlesNeil

We have elected to put my on line finishing class on You Tubenow these videos...

21 11-14-2018 10:40 PM
View Pizzadave's profile

Deft product compatibility

11-14-2018 06:47 AM by Pizzadave

Hello. I’m really enjoying my new adventure in the world of finishing. I’ve a...

7 11-14-2018 10:37 PM
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Finish that will stand up to nail polish remover

11-14-2018 04:18 PM by staf0048

A year ago I built my daughter an end table for her bedroom. I used a few co...

10 11-14-2018 07:59 PM
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Beetle kill blue pine finishing

11-13-2018 11:00 AM by ValleyClarks

Hey everyone, I have lurked on here for help and ideas about various project...

6 11-14-2018 04:44 PM
View djrusselp's profile

Another Dreaded Botched Maple Debacle

11-12-2018 04:00 AM by djrusselp

I must’ve read 50 opinions/articles here and elsewhere on finishing har...

27 11-13-2018 09:29 PM
View Pizzadave's profile

How do I get that smooth finish

11-11-2018 03:48 AM by Pizzadave

Hello. I have just refinished a family room set that is made of black walnut....

17 11-13-2018 01:37 PM
View Clarkswoodworking's profile

What a little color can do

11-12-2018 08:58 PM by Clarkswoodworking

My buddy Andy gave me some color dye last night to play withI took a couple l...

23 11-13-2018 01:37 PM
View Karda's profile

removing printing from PVC

11-10-2018 07:07 AM by Karda

Hi, I am using pvc Piipe in a project and want to remove the printing what ca...

17 11-12-2018 11:58 PM
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Polly over shellac

11-12-2018 01:31 AM by lumbering_on

I’ve heard many times that I shouldn’t put polly over shellac, bu...

12 11-12-2018 09:21 PM
View shieldsie's profile

mappa burl voids

10-22-2018 11:15 PM by shieldsie

Hello everyone! I am working on a mappa burl piece that will eventually be...

2 11-12-2018 09:12 PM
View JustAWS's profile

Removing paint on old furniture (refinishing project)

11-12-2018 03:52 PM by JustAWS

Hi everyone, First post, though I’ve come here via Google many times...

1 11-12-2018 04:13 PM
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Refreshing my bathroom cabinets

11-09-2018 02:17 PM by _martinburn

Recently I moved to a new house and I think the bathroom cabinets there need ...

5 11-10-2018 12:35 PM
View DP1's profile

Planning and joining 3x5 reclaimed beams

11-07-2018 04:47 PM by DP1

I only have a table top planner and one of the beams is slightly bowed. I kno...

13 11-10-2018 01:10 AM
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Lookig for help/suggestions

11-08-2018 02:21 AM by holsterguy

I’m almost to the point of building the drawers for a dresser I’m...

10 11-09-2018 01:57 AM
View Dustin's profile

How Durable is my Ring Finish?

11-08-2018 01:53 PM by Dustin

So, I’ll post a picture on here eventually, but I just completed my fir...

0 11-08-2018 01:53 PM
View tsbot's profile

Last coat help.

11-07-2018 12:04 AM by tsbot

I have two coats of gloss wipe on poly applied over 2 coats danish oil. Last...

24 11-08-2018 04:45 AM
View LJTy's profile

Refinish front door...

11-05-2018 01:28 PM by LJTy

Hi all. My 16-year-old front door exterior is dried and faded, especially on...

3 11-06-2018 04:44 PM
View Mark's profile

Possible to stain weathered Oak dark without it looking rustic?

11-05-2018 11:22 PM by Mark

I’ve a client who has provided me Oak for a 14’ x 5’ confer...

12 11-06-2018 02:42 PM
View Pizzadave's profile

Oil or water base

10-26-2018 04:04 AM by Pizzadave

Hello, I am planning on making kitchen cabinets for my personal use. I will b...

20 11-05-2018 08:50 PM
View phillywoodshop's profile

Minwax Antique Finish - clear or amber? Satin or gloss?

11-04-2018 03:25 AM by phillywoodshop

i’ve read some stuff about minwax antique finish but i’m not sure of two thin...

5 11-05-2018 12:13 AM

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