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Forum topic by tncraftsman posted 12-30-2009 12:45 AM 952 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-30-2009 12:45 AM

I’ve been asked to create a childrens bed but the owner is worried about cleaning the bed after the child gets sick. Do you know if applying a coat of poly will seal the wood so that all the parent has to do is wipe down the bed?

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#1 posted 12-30-2009 01:05 AM

Poly will work just fine. It is not affected by water or chemicals once it is cured. It will also protect the surface of the wood from abrasion and impacts.

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#2 posted 12-30-2009 01:28 AM

you may have intended this, but if it will be in a kids room, more than one coat of poly would be better.

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#3 posted 12-30-2009 01:31 AM

If the kids are anything like mine, you may want to put a layer of steel on it LOL

I would recommend several layers of poly.

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