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laquer and color

1 response · Jan 18, 2021 · by ANT
would like to know if you have a white lacquer like wild heron or wild goose, and what is it's …

Buffing methods

1 response · Jan 16, 2021 · by Enrico Basco
Hello, I am a wood ring maker and use various species of wood. Do you any waxes that can be …

Antic upholstered French bench repair

1 response · Jan 11, 2021 · by Marco de Leonardis
Hi Marilyn, I have an antic French upholstered bench with wheels. One of the wheels came off and uncovered a …

Finico Varnish

2 responses · Jan 11, 2021 · by John McFetridge
Could I add a % of GF wood stain to the Finico Varnish as a toner??

Refinishing oak stairs

5 responses · Jan 7, 2021 · by John McFetridge
I’m interested in a topcoat recommendation for finishing oak stairs after I used General Finishes water base glazes and wood …

restoring stairs

1 response · Jan 1, 2021 · by Marco de Leonardis
Hi have a solid maple staircase and there is some wear in the finishing. Could you advise what I should …

Refinishing kitchen cabinets

1 response · Jan 4, 2021 · by John McFetridge
I have cherry colored oak cabinets I’d like to refinish with a lighter color. I’d prefer a water based finish …

Osmos Freezing

2 responses · Dec 26, 2020 · by Glen McLeod
Do I have to worry about the osmos oil products freezing during shipment?

Mixol Universal Tinting Paste

0 responses · Dec 26, 2020 · by Syed
Can I use Mixol Universal Tinting Paste to tint clear water and oil-based polyurethanes? ?

Mohawk Ultra Penetrating Stain - Trying to find a close match

2 responses · Dec 22, 2020 · by Tristan Wan
Hi, I have a bathroom vanity project that I'll be building out of Baltic Birch plywood. The client sent me …

Mixing Osmo finishes

2 responses · Dec 21, 2020 · by Jordan Loshinsky
Good day, I am trying to use the osmo wood wax finishes. I need a palette in a rainbow theme. …

Painting MDF kitchen cabinets (Pre-cat vs EM6500)

1 response · Dec 10, 2020 · by Joon
Hi, can you recommend the proper workflow and products for sealing and painting MDF cabinets? Also, which product is better: …

Recommended Filters for Respirators

1 response · Dec 10, 2020 · by Joon
I'm looking for proper filters for my 3M respirator (#6700) for spray painting (Fuji HVLP) with either Mohawk pre-cat or …

Chair repair

3 responses · Dec 4, 2020 · by Marco de Leonardis
I have a couple of solid teak and pressed leather Cassina chairs which have a cracked leg. What kind of …

Lacquer and sealer for MDF cabinets.

2 responses · Sep 27, 2020 · by Syed
I need lacquer finish on my cabinets' doors and sides. What is the best way to use Mohawk pre-catalyzed white …

Chestnut door exposed to the elements and south view

1 response · Sep 17, 2020 · by jwells
Would it be better to use Oslo - One Coat Only HS Plus and then follow with 2-3 coats of …

Western Red Cedar deck rebuild

3 responses · Aug 25, 2020 · by Chris Sears
Hi - I recently rebuilt half of the lower surface of a western red cedar deck due to moisture issues …

Protecting old wood

2 responses · Apr 26, 2020 · by Chuck
I'm looking for a product that I can apply over paint and unpainted surfaces on an old 12 light door …

Refinishing barn floors naturally

7 responses · Jun 6, 2020 · by MelG
I'm interested in a natural finish for my floors. I am renovating a 100 year old barn into a home …

topcoat for tung oil finish

3 responses · Jun 9, 2020 · by Francois Quidoz
Currently finishing a walnut tabletop (for a desk) with Tung Oil it’s in the process of drying / …

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