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Forum topic by irish52 posted 09-03-2016 09:03 PM 250 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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irish52

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09-03-2016 09:03 PM

Im finishing a walnut and maple dining table.one coat gf seal a cell , six coats arm r seal gloss.my wife wants it to be satin, so my question , should I scuff with 4 0 steel wool and wax or coat with arm r seal satin and call it good.finishing is not my strong point so any help or comments are welcome.thanks in advance

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#1 posted 09-04-2016 04:32 AM

You can use steel wool but I hate the stuff. 400 grit wet/dry sandpaper is my choice. You can be the judge as to the around of satin you like.

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#2 posted 09-04-2016 04:57 AM

If you are happy with the smoothnes then do the steel wool and wax, I am not familiar with Arnor Seal , I use MinWax, with that the steel wool and wax will not take it to a Satin.
I would out a final coat of what ever use used in Satin, Gloss, Semi Gloss, Satin is all the same they just add a light disbursement into it, final coat is all that counts, you could use Satin all the awy and then final coat Gloss and it would be Gloss, and vice versa.

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irish52

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#3 posted 09-04-2016 06:11 PM

Thank you for the replies jumbojack and nightguy .I think I will wet sand with 400 then apply wax and buff.will post a pic in projects when done

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