island #1: what stain would use

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Blog entry by seancarole posted 03-25-2010 04:37 AM 661 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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The top and drawers and doors are oak the sides are birch plywood, I am thinking dark tung oil on top and mission oak poly on the rest…

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#1 posted 03-26-2010 04:40 AM

I don’t know anything about staining, but I love the design. I can’t wait to see how it looks when you add the stain. Very cool.

-- Brian Meeks,

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#2 posted 03-26-2010 06:58 AM

Use a clear finish. In my opinion, stain nearly always just hides the natural beauty of the wood.

-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.

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