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Finishing a Pine Table
« on: July 23, 2012, 04:47:52 pm »
Hey,

Thought I would post a question about the finishing on a pine table.  I am wrapping up the sanding and am now contemplating how to finish it.  I think I want to keep it as simple as possible, as its a farmhouse type table.  Thought about just stain and a paste finishing wax.  I have never done any finsishing before and would like advice on any techniques or pros and cons on this type of finishing.  Thanks in advance.
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Re: Finishing a Pine Table
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2012, 05:41:24 pm »
Layne do you have spray equipment? I like a simple sprayed Lacquer finish stain to your choice of color if desired, followed by a lacquer finish. I put this question out to the viewers. Let's see what other types of finishing suggestions you get.

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Re: Finishing a Pine Table
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2012, 06:03:36 pm »
I do not have any spray equipment, and i'm on a limited budget.  A spray gun is on the wish list but it will be sometime in the future.
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Re: Finishing a Pine Table
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2012, 06:52:39 pm »
Well given the limited budget and your desire to keep things simple.. Take a look at this video from the Wood Whisperer.  its a simple Poly finish that can be wiped on.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1v-iSdy5Vg
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Re: Finishing a Pine Table
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2012, 07:03:31 pm »
Thanks for the link.   I got the stain done today and going to wipe on the poly a few times over the rest of the week..  Turned out a little darker than I wanted but, am still pleased with the outcome as it is my first project.  I will post some more pictures when i'm finished.
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Re: Finishing a Pine Table
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2012, 07:50:56 pm »
Ok guys, Got the 3rd coat of poly on tonight, should be able to move the table and take finished pics tommorow.  Thanks for the help.
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Re: Finishing a Pine Table
« Reply #6 on: July 27, 2012, 06:12:49 pm »
Here it is

« Last Edit: July 27, 2012, 06:15:44 pm by LRTX1 »
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Re: Finishing a Pine Table
« Reply #7 on: August 23, 2012, 05:05:14 am »
It is a pine table is fairly straightforward as long as you have the right tools and workspace. It's important to read all the way through the directions so you  can have order for one more.