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Forum topic by Viktor posted 1670 days ago 926 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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1670 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: question elm burl finishing veneering

What finish to use on Carpathian Elm burl? I have it on small bookcase sliding doors (1’ by 1’). I like to use poly on everything, but then thought may be burl requires some “special” treatment. Please, let me know before I ruined it.


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#1 posted 1647 days ago

Have you decided what to use? I am just starting out with this woodworking thing so I can’t offer any helpful advice but I am curious as to what you finally decided to do. I generally use thick paint to cover the many ‘design adjustments’ I make LOL!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#2 posted 1646 days ago

Mark, I think I’ll go with clear polyurethane as usual.

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