"Custom sliding cabinet is definitely a more unique, rustic look and I think it turned out really cool! All natural solid hickory hardwood, finished with one of my absolute favorite finishes, General Finishes EnduroVar for added warmth. The top and accents were stained with GF Raw Umber RTM stain. Hickory is tough to work with but it definitely has tons of character and came out really cool!" - Rustic Valley Woodworking
"This gorgeous live edge Walnut Desk and moveable riser is the perfect size space to get your work done without taking up too much space! This would also make an amazing sofa table or coffee bar. The wood is really the showstopper here and was completely sealed in General Finishes Arm-R-Seal in a Satin finish to protect the look for years to come ." - Upcycling by Amy
"Here’s the final version of this custom desk that we recently wrapped up. I added some more metal hardware on the top to tie everything together and think it turned out really cool! All ash hardwood, General Finishes Graystone Water Based Stain and Enduro Clear Poly Satin." - Rustic Valley Woodworking
"Beautiful 8ft live edge table! These 2 maple slabs from make the perfect table. We did modern trapezoid legs made with the same wood but stained with special walnut for a nice contrast from top. Everything is coated in General Finishes High Performance Water Based satin poly. I’m so excited with how this one came out!!" - Hometown Woodworks
"Thank you General Finishes for such great products. I designed and built this custom closet for a house in Palo Alto, CA. Figured sapele, all finished with Seal-A-Cell and Arm-R-Seal. The pictures don't do it justice, the panels feel like silk and absolutely glow. Arm-R-Seal for the win!
The finishing took ~150 hours, and ~4 gallons." - David Zaret of Curl and Burl (http://curlandburl.com/
) in Ann Arbor, MI.
This stunning solid African Mahogany table was custom designed and built by Sakonnet Furniture Makers Inc.. Finished with GF Brown Mahogany Gel Stain and a water based varnish.
Loving this custom built dining table by Northern Roots Woodworking.
12’x4.5’ white oak
Stain: General Finishes Java Gel Stain
Topcoat: General Finishes Enduro-Var II
GF Enduro-Var II is an oil-modified, ambering, water-based topcoat. So get the look of an oil based topcoat with all the benefits of a water based product. Learn more in this video: https://generalfinishes.video/ENDURO-VAR-II-...
How great is this waterfall epoxy table from 14 year old woodworker Brayden Bishop of Bowling Green, KY??!!
"Just wrapped up one of the funnest projects I’ve done to date, this beautiful waterfall epoxy end table for my aunt. It’s made from solid maple and blue resin from Superclear Epoxy and has a steel frame that me and my dad welded together from 3/4 tubing. Finished with General Finishes High Performance Topcoat. All in all I think it turned out great for my first build like this...
"Literally ANYONE can build this!! I purchased a 17.5" wood round from The Home Depot , those cute legs and angled mounting hardware off of Amazon.com, and VOILA! This adorable table was created. I sanded the legs and painted them in General Finishes Antique White, sanded the top and applied some extra pieces from Re·Design with Prima Folk ii transfer, and sealed the piece in a satin High Performance Topcoat." - Fin + Finished
48” custom built oak table stained in Graystone
"Introducing our new Zander bed. This rustic-modern design is crafted with high quality Douglas Fir lumber. What makes this bed different from our other styles is that it has a low profile footboard giving it that added modern touch. This bed would bed perfect for any home decor style and goes great paired with our Cleveland dresser and nightstands. Finished in General Finishes Antique Oak Water Based Stain." - Meli-D Creations
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"The massive maple round coffee table is finally at home! The customer came to us with a rustic “stump” base in mind, and a maple cookie top, so we rummaged around and found a burled ambrosia maple crotch outside and went to work with the chainsaw! Love the flow of the entire piece! As we had this in the shop,I kept thinking, man,this is a giant coffee table, but it fits like a glove in this beautiful mountaintop home!!"
"Twenty eight feet of perfectly spalted live edge Red River Pecan joined together to make a conference table. We finished this with General Finishes Arm R Seal Satin."
Learn more about how to apply GF Arm-R-Seal in this video: https://bit.ly/GFVideoHowToApplyArmRSealTopcoat
"Couch caddy! This beautiful piece is 10” wide 24” long made from solid walnut and African paduak. Finished with General Finishes Arm-R-Seal Gloss" -
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Framed out in GF Lamp Black Milk Paint and the middle boards were stained in GF Colonial Maple Gel Stain for a nice warm look.
Classic double chevron stained in General Finishes Carbon Grey Gel Stain and sealed in Arm-R-Seal
Beautiful custom Hickory table by Miller's Woodworking and Customs. Finished first with a dark walnut base then GF Graystone Water Based Stain. Sealed with 2 coats gloss GF Conversion Varnish followed by one coat flat GF conversion Varnish.
Learn more about both products in these videos:
"Just one more coat of General Finishes Arm-R-Seal Gloss and this gorgeous cedar mid-century modern coffee table will be complete. But, it’s looking sharp already!"
These cabinets were custom built to satisfy a unique need for our clients! They had a limited space, wanted to maximize their storage options, enjoyed clean, modern lines & needed a place to house their wine bar! These were custom designed & finished with Java Gel Stain for a gorgeous finish!
"The blending and layering of General Finishes Chalk Style Paint in Key West Blue, Empire Gray, and Bone White creates a dreamy look." - Eclat Designs by Crystin
GF Chalk Style Paint has been discontinued. Replicate with the following custom mixes
Bone White: 3:1 Antique White Milk Paint, Seagull Gray Milk Paint
Key West Blue & Empire Gray are available in Milk Paint
Beautiful hand crafted farmhouse table by Edge Grain Wood Studio.
"Your products are top notch! For the legs, Lamp Black for base coat, 1 coat of Driftwood, distressed, sanded, then 3 coats High Performance Topcoat. Top and seat, 2 coats Weathered Gray Water Based stain. Sealed, stained with Black Water Based Stain, lightly distressed, 4 coats HPTC."
Cool industrial style bar cart hand crafted by Reformed Wood and finished with General Finishes Antique Oak Water Based Stain.
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"I teamed up with Robert of A TACK Above Upholstery to bring you this amazing ottoman. Robert built and upholstered it and I finished the bottom with General Finishes Antique White Milk Paint and Satin High Performance Topcoat." - Virginia Vintage Interiors
"Our latest handmade piece is complete! If you dig Rustic Farmhouse Style, then this X-style coffee table will be right up your alley!
"This is very well constructed - quality wood and assembled with craftsman touches. Every inch of the piece has been stained with General Finishes Gray Gel Stain and coated with Arm-R-Seal Urethane Topcoat." - Kristin's Krazy Garage
This project is a combination of a tile top table and a portable coaster. The tile was custom made at a local pottery shop. The table was inspired by the splay-legged table by Garrett Hack. The top and aprons are natural cherry. The legs are stained cherry. General Finishes products were used to complete the project. The wood conditioner and stain were straightforward and easy to use. For the topcoat I found applying the finish with a foam brush and wiping the excess off with a cloth...
How cute are these adorable end tables by Katie & Co. Furniture Restorations?! Painted with General Finishes Antique White.
Katie comments, "So get this! My dad had a hip replacement two weeks ago and built these right after... just in time for my open house! Can you believe it!? He's a machine!"
"We had the opportunity to finish this gorgeous custom build cedar table for a client. They had this table built from cedar trees that were on their property. The trees were locally milled and taken to a carpenter in the Gilbert area to be built. It was then brought to us for the finish. We used General Finishes Enduro-Var over the raw cedar to bring out the natural color of the wood. Simply stunning!" - Painted Paradise, by Duke Interiors and Restoration
Check out this nifty modern dining table project by Johnny Brooke of Crafted Workshop at http://bit.ly/2yu3rbC! Completed with General Finishes Enduro-Var Urethane topcoat in Satin.
How neat is this custom bottle opener by Nick's Woodshop! Ambrosia curly maple finished with Arm-R-Seal oil based topcoat.
"Finally our table is done and I couldn't be happier with how it turned out! This gorgeous table was built by Patick Beck of Yorkville, IL.... I asked him to leave the table unfinished for me so that I could put my personal touch on it. I stained the table and bench in General Finishes Antique Walnut Gel Stain and sealed with their Arm-R-Seal topcoat for super durability." - Nap Time Creations
"My signature tulip table done in with authentic aged rustic finish. Hand scraped then a dry brush effect using General Finishes Antique White Milk Paint and finished with their HP flat top coat. Felt more like a piece of art."- Dettorre Furniture
"The piece is made completely from salvaged dock timbers from a Coast Guard station; it is dense yellow pine. After cleaning decades of salt, oil, and grime off the wood, I left the surface in its natural state to show it's beautifully weathered and rugged profile." - Tobias Olsen of Cascade Pacific Woodworks
The following products to were to refinish this lovely project: Java Gel Stain, High Performance Topcoat, Driftwood Milk Paint, Argentine and Tawny Pearl Effects.
What a charming custom door this is by Mark Dolan. He fashioned this cherry wood door using a Shapeoko CNC and Exterior 450 Topcoat, Gloss! See more of his talented work at his Twitter channel, @markspens!
Loving this custom table by Tom Davis! Finished with Exterior 450 Topcoat in Gloss. See more of his talented work by following him on Twitter at @davistomm!
What a beautiful custom piece this is! The American Woodshop applied six coats of Arm-R-Seal oil-based topcoat to achieve this shiny and durable finish.
"I am very pleased to share with you all The Randall Rocker! The chair is made up of solid and bent wood laminations more than 170 pieces in all. For those who don't know, bent laminations are thinly sliced strips of wood. By making them thin they become pliable. They are then placed in a form with glue between layers and left overnight. Once cured the pieces are stronger than the original wood and very sturdy." - Fedor Woods
The Randall Rocker has been finished with General Finishes...
What a creative wedding anniversary gift this is! This custom bean bag toss game was completed by Fish Brothers Board Co. and finished with GF Brown Mahogany and Black Gel Stain with Antique White Milk Paint.
They comment, "60 years of marriage - now that's awesome. This legacy set features the family brand, diamonds and the date they'll never forget!"
What a stunning butterfly bench this is by Mike Schwing of Schwing Woodworking! This is so creative!!
"For the bench, I finished with one coat of Watco danish natural, followed by one coat of shellac," Mike explains. "After lightly sanding with 220 grit, I applied three coats of General Finishes Arm-R-Seal... Arm-R-Seal is my go-to finish and the one I recommend most for my students as well. Love the stuff!"
Beachum Woodworks sealed this stunning live edge floating hall table in a few coats of General Finishes Arm-R-Seal! Be sure to check out other custom furniture they have created at http://bit.ly/2mofPQq.
See more custom furniture people have completed with GF products at the Design Center at http://bit.ly/2bQnxiw!
Check out this fireplace transformation by Kevin Klosinski of KJK Construction! After custom-building the mantle, he also painted the project in Snow White Milk Paint.
Lumbertown Woodworks shares this neat custom-made walnut slab table! Sealed with Arm-R-Seal oil-based topcoat.
"This 7' farmhouse table and 6' bench are a custom build. The chairs have been finished in General Finishes Antique White Milk Paint and lightly distressed. The table and bench base were also painted in Antique White. The table top and bench top have been stained with a combination of General Finishes Gray Gel Stain and Black Gel Stain. The table and chairs were then finished with a Satin High Performance Topcoat." - Gigi's Hope Chest
"Custom built here at Pops is this shaker style built in entertainment center. It uses poplar boards to highlight the board and battan upper cabinet, maple doors with seedy glass and soft close hinges. The cabinet is finished in a custom mixed color by General Finishes and then top coated with a General Finishes Enduro Poly Satin Top Coat. General Finishes mixes exact match custom GF Milk Paint colors for wholesale customers. For this project, General Finishes matched a porter off-white...
"Solid Mahogany Dining Table- Constructed from rough sawn 8/4 mahogany, milled to 1.75" thick after jointing and planing. The top was made in three sections, each finished separately then joined together. The top was first dyed with General Finishes Ebony Dye Stain. Once dry the outer sections were finished with three coats of Enduro PreCat Urethane, Flat. The center section was finished with Enduro PreCat Urethane, Gloss. Once the center section cured for 2 weeks it was further polished...
"A bench custom built for an entry way. Rustic distressed wood look was achieved by distressing the wood and using Java Gel Stain. Sealed with High Performance Poly in Satin Finish." - Roots & Wings Furniture LLC
This piece was entered into the Wood Working category of the 2016 GF Design Challenge Contest
"Custom built and finished using solid cherry, salvaged industrial parts and GF Gel Stains in Nutmeg and Brown Mahogany." - Jen of J Burns Design
This piece was entered into the Wood Working category of the 2016 GF Design Challenge Contest
"Shadow box tables created for the men and women who serve. I mixed Georgian Cherry Gel Stain and a little bit of Antique Walnut Gel Stain in a can of Seal-A-Cell. Seal-A-Cell helps control the penetration and dark spots." - Woodytrike Creations
These pieces were entered into the Wood Working category of the 2016 GF Design Challenge Contest