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Boxguy

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#1 posted 12-16-2012 09:42 AM

I’m with Paratrooper. I sign my work with a sharpie on the bottom of the box. Often I find myself working on several boxes at several stages at once, and it is tough to keep track of how many coats of poly I have applied to a box. First coat is tung oil…no marks. Second coat is wipe-on poly…no marks. Third coat is poly…sign name. Fourth coat is poly…add month / year to name. Fifth coat is wax no addition needed. With this system, I can look at the bottom and know exactly where I am in the finish process. The date and signature each get at least one coat of poly over them. It is nice to look at the bottom of some piece I have made and be surprised about when I made it. You should be proud enough of what you do to put your name on it.

-- Big Al in IN


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