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#1 posted 01-06-2012 05:18 AM

Jatoba is very hard and heavy but does have quite open grain. Timbermate has a ‘Brazilian Cherry’ grain filler that is super easy and gives beautiful results. You can use any non-water based finish over it. I have used BLO, Spar urethane, and lacquer and had good results with all of them.

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