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Forum: The Finishing Room

For all things related to applying a finish on a project.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Please Read: Pics in threads

    In the past we have had problems with linking pictures in posts from off-site locations. For example, pics disappeared from the off-site location,...

    Started by sawduster, 06-30-2010 10:42 pm
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  1. "Painting" mahogany

    Yep, that's right, I have a lady wanting me to paint a mahogany table black. I made her a liquor cabinet awhile back. I made it out of poplar,...

    Started by deepsplinter, 07-08-2010 12:34 pm
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    07-09-2010 12:29 am Go to last post
  2. "Wood Finishes and finishing Techniques"

    The AAW sent me a link the other day on finishes and a brief history. Pretty informative and understandable for someone like me Well worth the watch....

    Started by Tony, 01-09-2017 2:48 pm
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  3. A Couple of Dye Examples...

    I had mentioned before that I had experimented with applying different dyes to several different wood species. I took some pictures and selected 4 of...

    Started by rionm, 02-27-2013 4:57 pm
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  4. A finish for walnut?

    I've been digging round the Net and in my stack of mags for ways to finish walnut. The one that seems to always come up is boiled linseed oil with a...

    Started by ScottD, 08-14-2010 2:29 pm
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  5. A GLOAT of some kind.

    The local Lowes always seems to have bunches of returned paints - mostly marked "Wrong Color." Friday they had a bunch in various colors that could...

    Started by art3427, 02-03-2013 4:24 pm
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  6. A VOX amp inspired keychain holder

    This was a goofy little project I tinkered with this week. The amp design was done in Inkscape and then the tool paths were designed in Jscut. I've...

    Started by Dan, 10-03-2015 8:43 pm
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    11-19-2015 12:56 pm Go to last post
  7. Adding Patina

    Been thinking about all the things we do to new wood to make it look "old". One of the factors in aging wood is the affect of light on woods like...

    Started by art3427, 07-20-2012 4:00 pm
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    07-23-2012 7:49 pm Go to last post
  8. Adjustable Height Spray Table

    I started this project last fall and I'm almost finished with it. The driver for this came out of frustration with not being able to have whatever I...

    Started by Johnboy, 05-12-2017 12:09 am
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    09-16-2017 6:05 pm Go to last post
  9. Ahhhh found it - GLAZING

    I feel a little funny about this one - but I don't really believe there is any conflict between this forum and Vectric.com support forum. That...

    Started by Leo Voisine, 03-10-2011 12:10 am
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  10. Airbrushing

    I am learning how to use my airbrush Someday - I may be able to actually do something with it. Paint - the consistency of Milk - skim milk ...

    Started by Leo Voisine, 08-19-2012 7:56 pm
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    08-20-2012 2:36 am Go to last post
  11. Icon5 Alcohol fumes?

    With our dry climate and summer heat starting I prefer to apply shelaq late at night to assure level coats. After spending a few overnight hours...

    Started by dcarter636, 06-07-2011 1:02 pm
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  12. All's better now

    Hi, guys. Thank you all for the encouragement and advice on the finishing problems I've encountered. All's well now. I took the mess I made...

    Started by Elizabeth, 08-04-2012 10:59 pm
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  13. An interesting experience

    I'm at HD trying to find a clear finish, UV resistant. The clerk is trying to assist. We're looking at Varathane something or other. He hands me a...

    Started by rrich, 03-02-2016 4:31 am
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    03-03-2016 3:44 am Go to last post
  14. Another Finish Question

    I've seen some advertising about Rustoleum clear polyurethane. The hype is that it is a clear finish that doesn't impart color to the wood. ...

    Started by rrich, 09-16-2012 12:15 am
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    11-08-2012 12:59 am Go to last post
  15. Another Lacquer Question

    A lady showed me the color that she wants for her bar. What she's after is almost paint, but the grain still shows through a little. Is it as...

    Started by deepsplinter, 05-04-2011 12:08 am
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    05-05-2011 4:36 pm Go to last post
  16. any recommendations on finish sprayer?

    I keep seeing the earlex 5500.

    Started by Wisardd1, 06-11-2014 6:18 am
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  17. Applying Polycrylic

    Was wondering, having not used this stuff for anything but vacuum stabilizing, how do you apply the stuff? Brush? Foam brush thing? Paper...

    Started by SDB777, 11-30-2013 12:22 am
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  18. Bar top finish

    I talked to some people today about some cabinets/bar for their basement. They're wanting cabinets against a stub wall, and then a bar top on the...

    Started by deepsplinter, 04-17-2011 10:53 pm
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  19. Black

    My sister wants the table I'm planning to build her "black". I was thinking to just use poplar and paint or stain over it... anybody ever use Minwax...

    Started by safetyboy, 10-12-2010 3:42 pm
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  20. Black Doors

    I painted my daughter's doors that I asked about a few weeks ago. I took Matt's advice, and stood 'em up. Thank ya sir! 18340 I used my...

    Started by deepsplinter, 10-29-2013 8:39 pm
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    11-02-2013 2:32 am Go to last post

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