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Hopdevil

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06-12-2010 09:36 PM

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Greetings fellow LJ’s,
I am working on a project building bookshelves in a Tansu style. One concern I have is what finish to use. Since the cabinets will be stacked right on top of one another, how do I prevent them from sticking together over time? The ability to move the sections around is appealing, but the finish peeling is not! I am thinking an oil type finish would be best, but I’m not sure. The wood will be walnut and maple.
Thanks in advance for your help!
Buzz

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#1 posted 06-13-2010 05:37 AM

Anything but latex paint. Just give it a week to dry before stacking and you should be fine.

-- Gerry, http://www.thecncwoodworker.com/index.html http://www.jointcam.com

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