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Posted on What the best way to refinish Padauk

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#1 posted 11-04-2012 07:14 PM

The first coat of finish is a sealer. However, a sealcoat of dewaxed shellac is faster. That’s what I would do.

Padauk is an oily wood. It also isn’t very color fast. Shellac is great for both aspects. Oil based finishes have a hard time curing when the wood is oily.

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