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Clear Finishes for Interior Woodwork

A trio of professional painters tell how to match a clear finish to the job and provide tips for blemish-free application. Read more

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Prep Work for Clear Finishes

Clear finishes magnify any imperfections in the wood underneath. For a top-notch job, knowing how to sand, stain, and fill the raw wood is more than half the battle. Read more

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Latex Enamel Problems & Solutions

Paint that deteriorates prematurely makes the whole job look shoddy. Here are the most common causes for water-based paint failures, and what to do about them. Read more

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JLC Field Guide
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