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  1. Help with Walnut/Varathane issue

    Wood Finishing
    I’ve been building tables and cabinets for quite some time. My most recent project is a new walnut pantry for my wife – I’ve got an issue that I have not encountered before – any help appreciated. Solid walnut drawer fronts and doors – “natural” Minwax stain; 3 coats of semi-gloss, water...
  2. Stain on Baltic Birch uneven

    Wood Finishing
    Hello all. I've done very little with staining and really don't know what I'm doing. I've done some tests on the baltic birch plywood that I am using for a shelving unit with the hopes of staining it darker. The plywood is faced with cherry. Attached is a photo of a test piece of the...