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03-04-2012 04:03 AM

Finishing "HAD IT" - 9 replies

Please, for Pete’s sake, school me here. Refinishing a coffee table top in which I fully sanded, cleaned, used Danish Oil, and slowly built up many thin coats (15 now) of Polyeurethane. Why so many? Because I cannot get a brushstroke/Roller stroke free finish! Brush slow, brush moderate, roll slow, thin it with mineral spirits, etc. E...

01-30-2012 10:02 AM

Olde Coffee Table Top - 6 replies

Can really use some forward guidance from the experts here… What suggestions can ya’ll tender to make the newly built top match the piece of table also shown? Old top met a two year old and lost. All I have access to here in Guam is the Home Depot classics, Mini-Wax, Watco DO, BLO, and Tung Oil. The finish currently on is Watco...

01-17-2012 12:53 PM

Countering natural warp after resaw? - 6 replies

Fellow connoisseurs of saw dust, I need some advice. Recently tried my hand at re-sawing, my first pieces were red mohagany. The wife loves the gifts it made, but here we are a month later and the 1/4” re-sawn pieces have started to succumb to the tension left in the growth rings. How does one counter this? Probably a very simple solut...


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