Substitute for Burlap?

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Forum topic by wwbob posted 10-16-2010 07:55 PM 2356 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-16-2010 07:55 PM

Topic tags/keywords: finishing grain filler burlap mahogany

I’m going to experiment with Berlen’s grain filler on mahogany. Usual instructions are to apply with the grain, wipe off against the grain with burlap. Maybe I’ve gone too upper crust, but I haven’t seen burlap since I was a kid way too many years ago.

Suggestions for obtaining burlap?

Any suggestions on a substitute for burlap?


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#1 posted 10-16-2010 08:05 PM

Maybe a local fabric store? JoAnn’s has it available online – maybe give your local stores a call.

Good luck and let us know how it turns out – sounds interesting. Pictures are great too!!


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#2 posted 10-16-2010 08:11 PM

You can use a terry cloth towel works just as well…BC

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