Best finish for protecting the soft shell of cypress.

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Forum topic by Glastron posted 08-28-2015 06:15 PM 599 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-28-2015 06:15 PM

Is there any finish that would create a harden shell to protect the surface of cypress from denting?

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#1 posted 08-28-2015 07:27 PM

Best thing I have found is a product from Behlen called Rockhard. It’s a clear finish that can be applied over certain other finishes. Warning, it’s extremely hard to get all of the bubbles out, but it can be done. I built 2 desk over 8 years ago from cypress and walnut. I used Rockhard and they are still dent free.

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#2 posted 08-28-2015 08:28 PM

Thank you Bob.

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