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Need help with a finishing issue

by Ashthewoodist
posted 08-17-2017 08:49 PM


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MrUnix

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#1 posted 08-17-2017 09:11 PM

Can’t help with getting the shine – all I can think of is you need more coats. But I have to ask… how do you get a run when you are doing wipe-on poly? Sounds like your technique is a bit off as you should only be applying a super thin coat. For me at least, WOP is about the most fool-proof finish there is.

Cheers,
Brad

-- Brad in FL - In Dog I trust... everything else is questionable

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Ashthewoodist

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#2 posted 08-17-2017 09:15 PM

Yeah like I said I applied to heavy a coat, I had an area that just didn’t want to cover.. So much work for such a bad result..

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Firewood

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#3 posted 08-17-2017 09:18 PM

Since you can still turn it, how about applying the finish while on the lathe? Maybe a friction polish will work. I’m not a turner, so sorry if this is off base.

-- Mike - Waukesha, WI

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