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Humidor build #3: -Finish

07-06-2016 08:54 PM by Drew Gregory | 1 comment »

So far this project has been an excellent learning process, when it came time to finishing that was no exception. The client was looking for a “super glossy” look to the box. I decided to use a tung oil from Lee valley. The process was very simple. The lid to the humidor has some very fine figure to it so I wont up sanding it to 800 grit to remove all sanding marks. The rest of the box I sanded to 500 grit. I applied a thick first coat and let it soak in for about 10 minutes before wiping off the excess. This grain was thirsty!About 3 hours later the box was dry and no longer tacky to the touch so I repeated the process, kind of, I wiped on a thick coat again then use...

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