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  1. How to Repair Wood Dings, Dents, Flaws and Knots



    Tools for repairing dents and blemishes in wood


    How to get rid of these small problems, before they become big ones.

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  2. Applying Finishes to Softwoods



    Softwood pieces with two different staining techniques


    Splotching and grain reversal are the two big problems that arise when traditional oil-based stains are applied to softwoods. When done properly, softwoods can be stained evenly and beautifully.

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  3. A Short History of Guitar Finishes



    Guitar finish made from egg white, sugar, honey and gum arabic


    Borrowing liberally from both furniture and car coatings, guitar finishes run the gamut from edible to high-tech.

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  4. How to Use Glue with Pre-Finished Parts



    Adding glue to a project that has already been finished


    Coloring wood with dye rather than a typical pigment stain can be a great choice in certain finishing situations.

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  5. How To Apply A Painted Finish On Wood

    Brushing a coat of paint onto woodworking project


    Learn how to add a painted finish to your woodworking project.

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  6. How To Apply A Clear Natural Finish To Softwoods



    Learn how to apply a natural finish to softwoods like Pine, Cedar and Poplar.

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  7. How To Apply A Gel Stain On Closed Grained Hardwood

    Wiping a gel stain across a close grain hardwood project


    Learn how to add gel stain on a close grained hardwood.

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  8. How To Apply Stain to Highly Figured Hardwood



    Learn how to apply stain to highly figured hardwoods.

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