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matching end tables made from beetle killed pine, unfinished. Haven’t found a finish yet that doesn’t turn the blue brown…any suggestions??
-- I have so many projects on the go, guess I'm not a "finish" carpenter!
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#1 posted 08-30-2011 03:30 PM
Nice tables. I tried wipe on poly on beetle wood but it turned it kind of grey, so I’m interest to find out what would make the blue stand out as well.
-- Alan, Prince George
#2 posted 08-31-2011 02:37 AM
Thanks, yes everything i’ve tried has the same effect. someone told me to try spar varnish, i’ll let you know how that works.
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#3 posted 08-31-2011 11:36 AM
Nice table, I’ve got no clue on how to finish, sorry.
-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards
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#4 posted 01-23-2012 11:50 PM
I used Seal Coat dewaxed shellac on my bandsaw box. It kept it a grayish blue color.
-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."
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