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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 9:42 pm
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  1. Varnish

    What is varnish, and where does it fall in the grading of durable wood finishes? I ask because I see it used on everything from electric motor...

    Started by art3427, 09-30-2010 3:52 am
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    09-30-2010 4:20 am Go to last post
  2. 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 1:29 pm
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    09-28-2010 11:40 pm Go to last post
  3. Finish Test

    I thought I would show a pic of my finish test board. The board is ERC and finished on the left side with Epifanes Marine Varnish and on the right...

    Started by Cody Colston, 09-22-2010 11:18 pm
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    09-24-2010 5:53 pm Go to last post
  4. Icon5 Shellac as a durable furniture finish

    We 're getting to the short strokes on the seemingly unending crib project. My intention was to put a single 1# coat of shellac to seal the well...

    Started by dcarter636, 08-09-2010 1:56 am
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    09-12-2010 1:55 pm Go to last post
  5. Varnish Durability

    A little over a year ago, I finished building four garden armchairs and a table to go underneath our poolside gazebo. Shortly after that, I made an...

    Started by Cody Colston, 09-06-2010 10:47 pm
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    09-08-2010 12:17 am Go to last post
  6. no luck but bad luck.

    I have this really nice armoire I built over the last year. Solid maple, all raised panels with mahogany accent trims. It had been sitting in our...

    Started by art3427, 09-07-2010 2:32 pm
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    09-07-2010 9:26 pm Go to last post
  7. Minwax Question

    I sent this to their website, but haven't got a response yet. Maybe you guys can help. I need a small amount of shading lacquer occasionally. I...

    Started by art3427, 09-07-2010 6:33 pm
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    09-07-2010 9:18 pm Go to last post
  8. More About Cans...

    I opened up a new quart can of Epifanes varnish this morning for putting finish on the Adirondack chair and accompanying small table I just built....

    Started by Cody Colston, 09-02-2010 3:25 pm
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    09-07-2010 1:34 pm Go to last post
  9. Cans

    Which bonehead got the bright idea of marketing PolyCrylic in plastic one-gallon cans with a plastic snap-on lid? Ok, how about making the opening...

    Started by TDHofstetter, 08-22-2010 2:30 pm
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  10. Icon5 Spraying Polyurethane

    I have some MINWAX Polyurethane I'd like to spray onto a few boat paddles I'm fininishing. Can anyone suggest a good mix ratio and working PSI? ...

    Started by Bean, 08-19-2010 9:31 pm
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    08-24-2010 3:59 pm Go to last post
  11. Icon5 Tung Oil

    Quick question: Can I leave my little boxes soaking in pure Tung oil overnight in a sealed container? Thanks. :)

    Started by Elizabeth, 08-18-2010 8:19 pm
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    08-18-2010 10:02 pm Go to last post
  12. Black Piano Finish

    After two weeks my life finally calmed down enough that I could get back out to my shop and get to work. The project is a pair of offering boxes for...

    Started by Stretch, 06-20-2010 2:31 am
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  13. Cold feet finishing

    It's getting toward time to get this kitchenload of cabinets out of my basement ... meaning I need to start some finishing, even though the doors and...

    Started by Jim Brown, 08-12-2010 7:06 pm
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    08-16-2010 3:31 am Go to last post
  14. Icon5 What is the difference between steel wool and wet/dry 400-600 grit paper?

    I've used steel wool on Poly but the steel fibers break off and get stuck in the work. Why do you use it instead of sandpaper? I will be...

    Started by Elizabeth, 07-29-2010 8:51 pm
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    08-06-2010 3:48 pm Go to last post
  15. Experimental finishes.

    I've been playing around with making my own stains lately. In one experiment I added a ratio of various (liquid) Rit Dyes to pure denatured alcohol....

    Started by art3427, 07-22-2010 9:56 pm
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    07-31-2010 1:43 pm Go to last post
  16. Icon8 Why does my purple heart turn BLACK when I finish in oil?

    Hey, guys. My little boxes have strips of Purple Heart. I've been finishing some with Teak and some with pure Tung oil. In both cases the...

    Started by Elizabeth, 07-27-2010 9:02 pm
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  17. Spraying Water Based Stuff?

    So ... I've had this HVLP spray gun for awhile ... Ain't never sprayed nothin' with it yet. What I'm after is has anyone sprayed (preferably HVLP)...

    Started by Beamer, 07-16-2010 4:20 am
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    07-17-2010 1:52 pm Go to last post
  18. Question Finishing Poplar

    Hello! Finishing any project for is a pain, and although my work is of the novice quality, i don't like ruining it by doing a poor finish. I'm...

    Started by Bean, 07-13-2010 2:06 am
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    07-15-2010 4:13 pm Go to last post
  19. "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 11:34 am
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    07-08-2010 11:29 pm Go to last post
  20. Question I need a matte finish

    I've used the most satin poly I have on hand, and my wife has pointed out that the finish is still 1042x more shiny than every other piece of wood in...

    Started by Rob Hull, 06-30-2010 3:25 am
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    07-05-2010 2:19 am Go to last post

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