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Posted on How to do a wood top for a desk

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wiwildcat

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#1 posted 01-30-2013 08:29 AM

Most finishes will dent with hard pen pressure. Many coats of Laquer or Poly may help. Not sure how it would look on your project, but have you considered that two part epoxy bar top finish?

Maybe recess a piece of granite or some other stone into the desk in the area where most of the writing will be done. Something like a 1/2” thick slab about 18” x 24” recessed flush into the plywood. Then you could finish the rest of the desk with your finish of choice.

I agree with roger, card scrape the top, not sand.

Good Luck. (Great question by the way)

WiWildcat

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