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Antique Table Restored with Water Base Stain & Precat Topcoat

Finished with General Finishes Shaker Maple water base Stain, followed by 2 coats General Finishes water based sanding sealer, then 2 coats Pre-Cat gloss.

Contributed by Parker Custom Woodworking, Belding Michigan

Fireplace Restored with Water Base Stain & Precat Topcoat

Finished with General Finishes Enduro Golden Oak water base Stain, followed by 3 coats General Finishes water based Pre-Cat semi-gloss.

Contributed by Parker Custom Woodworking, Belding Michigan

Wet Bar Finished in Water Based Stain & Top Coat

Wood species is Iron Wood
Stain:  General Finishes Espresso Water Based Stain
Finish: General Finishes Polyacrylic Water Base Top Coat

Contributed by:

Terry Freitas
Quattrocchi Kwok Architects Santa Rosa, CA

Purpleheart and Ebony Flute Finished in Arm-R-Seal

Purpleheart and Ebony Flute
Contributed by Peter G Churcher - Willow Creek Woodturning

Oak Dining Table Restored with GF Oil Stain and Arm-R-Seal

This is a traditional oak dining set for my daughter.  It was finished with G/F Pecan Oil Stain and Satin Arm-R-Seal – 4-5 coats with the exception of the table top.  I used Old Masters paste grain filler after the stain, then 8 coats of Arm-R-Seal.
Larry J. Edwards, Ph.D., FSAScot., KSG

Church Organ Restoration with GF Oil Stain & Arm-R-Seal

This is  the recreation of the exterior of our church’s 25-year old organ console using solid walnut and walnut veneer.  Have used G/F Walnut Oil Stain and Satin Arm-R-Seal for all applications. 
Larry J. Edwards, Ph.D., FSAScot., KSG

Drill Press Cabinet That Found a New Home

This was supposed to  be a drill press cabinet for my shop but since everyone said it was too nice for the shop, it is now sitting in my kitchen waiting for me to get started on the cabinets.
Millstone Milk Paint with Van Dyke Brown glaze with High Performance Satin finish coats.

Contributed by Kenneth Gilmore

Cabinet Renovation Using Water Based Espresso Wood Stain

These cabinets were refinished with Espresso Waterbase Wood Stain and Poly Arylic Water Based Top Coat

Contributed by LA Wood Renewal  

Entertainment Center Finished in Pigmented Water Base White Poly

This is white Poly tinted to custom color White Dove.

Contributed by Cabinets by Alan, NJ.

Black Walnut Table with Gel Satin Topcoat

Black Walnut Table finished with Gel Satin Topcoat, no stain.

Contributed by John Engelbrecht

Porch Glider

Here is a picture of a porch Glider that I finished several weeks ago. It was finished with General Finishes water based Golden Oak stain and General Finishes water based High Performance Polyurethane, gloss. The wood is all Red Oak. There were rubber pads glued to the bottom of the feet with silicon adhesive, to protect the wood on a concrete surface.

Contributed by Lee Howland in memory of his mother-in-law, Mary Lou

Church Doors Refinished With Exterior 450 Waterbase Stain & Topcoat

We refinished these doors using Butternut Exterior 450 Stain, Exterior 450 Top coat

Contributed by Furniture Medic Abracadabra,  PA

Cabinet finished in Water based Red Pepper Milk Paint

Cabinet finished in Water based Red Pepper Milk Paint

Contributed by The Wachusett Wood Shoppe in Fitchburg, MA.

Outdoor Bench Restoration Using Milk Paint and Exterior 450

Outdoor bench refinished with custom color milk paint and top-coated with cross-linked Ext 450

Contributed by Jeff and Debbie Jaeck - General Finishes

Collectors Cane Finished in Wood Turners Finish

Here is the Wood Turners Finish on one of my canes. Mesquite Shaft, Kingwood handle, Turquoise inlay and Brass collar and Ferrule. All exotic hardwoods, hand made...turned, sanded, inlayed, and finished. Just purchased by a collector. Beautiful finish and the WTF went on easily. I think I've found a new supplier. Feel free to use this pic if you wish. It's the least I can do for you turning me on this finish. (No pun intended)   Thank you again for your courtesy.

Contributed by Vlad Mikijanic

Yew Vase Completed with Wood Turners Finish

Yew Vase Completed with Wood Turners Finish

Contibuted by Greg of the Wooden Antler Shop in WestchestervPennsylvania

Lovely Turned Bowl Completed With Wood Turners Finish

Lovely turned ambrosia maple bowl completed With Wood Turners Finish

Contributed by Jerry Measimer of Shop II (two) Woodworks Studio in Richfield North Carolina

Pink Child's Chest finished with Baby Pink Milk Paint

Pink Child's Chest finished with Baby Pink Milk Paint - lot's easier than Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and made in America

Unfinished Furniture chest finished with Millstone Milk Paint, then over-painted with Lamp Black Milk Paint

Unfinished Furniture chest finished with Millstone Milk Paint, then over-painted with Lamp Black Milk Paint, then distressed to show the color underneath from the gang at General Finishes. Like Annie Sloan Chalk Paint? - try this!

Toy chest painted with General Finishes water base Milk Paint- color Baby Blue

Toy chest painted with General Finishes water base Milk Paint- color Baby Blue