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Forum topic by mummykicks posted 04-20-2016 02:04 PM 437 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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mummykicks

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04-20-2016 02:04 PM

Building some bathroom vanity out of oak ply/wood. Likely stain it dark. Thinking waterlox marine in a high moisture environment?
Figure if it’s good enough for boats it ought to handle bathroom humidity well..


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#1 posted 04-20-2016 07:42 PM

Its good stuff, and overkill for your application. A boat endures saltwater, long periods of sun and other weather exposure etc…

I wonder if over-finishing is equivalent to over-engineering. I over-engineer everything.

I’d use it.

-- Nicky

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#2 posted 04-20-2016 07:53 PM

Don’t use marine varnish in doors. Marine is made for outside…...not inside…..it’s a softer finish and less water resistance.

Regular waterlox would be fine. Remember though waterlox has a dark amber hue so test it first.

http://www.askhlm.com/Articles/ArticleViewPage/tabid/75/ArticleId/1/Marine-Varnish.aspx

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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