Staining some wood, should I apply a sealant? [more inside]
I didn't seal my new fence posts and now the forecast is for rain all week. Can I seal them in the spring? [more inside]
I'm augmenting my bike helmet with a bit of paper-maché and acrylic paint. What should I put on as a final layer to make it water proof?
Help me find a good, clear, waterproof sealant for some shoes I have made glittery. [more inside]
I'm making some paperboard coasters, but I'd like to seal them so that they won't pick up coffee rings. What sealant would be best? [more inside]
Are there any pet-safe, waterproof sealants/paints/etc that can be used to coat a flaking concrete/terracotta water fountain? [more inside]
I used silicone sealant in a situation where it will be immersed in water. On later inspection of the tube, it says, 'not suitable for permanent immersion'. What will happen to it? [more inside]
Need help selecting a respirator mask. I googled, researched, and am still confused. Masks and other safety recommendations are welcomed! [more inside]
Bathroom plumbing (or at least sealing) question. [more inside]
It looks like either a king-sized beverage spill or small pools of dried blood, and neither are upholstery colors.
The rear seat belts on a 1997 Honda Accord bleed onto the upholstery. Is there any way to stop this? [more inside]
What can I use to seal a crack in a ceramic crock that holds drinking water? [more inside]
Dental Sealant: Should I have the treatment? [more inside]
woodworkers and/or adhesive experts: Is there some way to "seal" a thin piece of cedar wood so that it won't split? [more inside]
Can you recommend a good product for stopping an old brick interior chimney from powdering and dusting - and to make the brick look beautiful and shiny? [more inside]
How to treat a coconut cup? [more inside]
Is there any household item that will get foam sealant (the stuff in the can at the hardware store) off your fingers? I tried Lava and it didn't do anything, then I tried vegetable oil and it made it less sticky (except with the bond to my fingers).
I am in search of a good sealer for a wood carving that was done with very porous wood. Before it is waxed I want to seal it. It is hard to find a good site for wood sculptor's
RefinishingFilter: I am refinishing a vintage maple piece by hand, and am considering using gel stain. Has anyone here tried this combination of wood and finish? What did you use as a sealant? (I've never refinished maple, nor do I have experience with gel stain.) Success stories, product recommendations and do's/don'ts are welcome.
Anyone know anything about refinishing hardwood floors? I discovered really nice hardwood under the ugly tile that covers the floors of my house, but there's a few areas where spills seeped through, and the wood has bleached out. [more inside] [more inside]