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Refinishing cabinets

2 responses · Feb 28, 2021 · by Dan Alford
Hello, Im refinishing maple kitchen cabinets and going with a cloud white 967. Please advise me on the process and …

Refinishing a kiaat wood dining table. Total newbie here.

3 responses · Feb 24, 2021 · by Elise N.
Hi! I found a dining table on Kijiji. It was listed as South African teak and a brief search into …

Mohawk Ultra Penetrating Stain - Trying to find a close match

3 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 …

Buffing methods

2 responses · 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 …

Staining and Finishing Staircase

1 response · Feb 9, 2021 · by Kendyl Bassindale
Hi, I am about to finish a new pine staircase. So I will initially be appying a conditioner to the …

Shellac over Osmo?

4 responses · Jan 25, 2021 · by Steven Blake
Hi, I’ve been making shaving brush handles and am still working out the best finish. I have used dilute marine …


4 responses · Jan 25, 2021 · by Michelle
Hello, We're completing a renovation project, and I've decided to re-stain the stairs before we move in in a month. …

Mohawk Product Compatibility

2 responses · Jan 26, 2021 · by mark
Hi All I am refinishing a guitar, typical cheap "starter" guitar with whatever basic wood covering over some sort of …

Antique Walnut or Brown Mahogany.GF Gel stain

1 response · Jan 22, 2021 · by Patricia Grummett
My.bannister is medium oak and floor is as shown in picture. Would you suggest antique walnut or brown mahogany to …

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 …

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? ?

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 …

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