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Forum topic by jayman7 posted 11-30-2010 07:58 PM 1196 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-30-2010 07:58 PM

Topic tags/keywords: bottle stopper ca glue finish lathe

I made my first bottle stopper and I did a high gloss CA finish and I kinda like it. I’m just curious about other ways to finish it to see if there are better/easier ways to do it.


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#1 posted 11-30-2010 09:25 PM

wipe on poly

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#2 posted 11-30-2010 09:36 PM

This might be a dumb question, but is it okay to apply poly to a piece while the lathe is on, or will that just make a horrible uneven mess? I assume just apply it normally.

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#3 posted 11-30-2010 10:58 PM

I just pour a little on a rag and touch the rag to the spinning piece. So far I haven’t polyed myself or the lathe ;^)

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#4 posted 12-01-2010 03:40 AM

I use wipe on poly. I apply six coats, but not on the lathe.

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#5 posted 12-01-2010 03:55 AM

Ditto wiping varnish.

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#6 posted 12-01-2010 02:37 PM

Thanks! I’ll try poly on my next one.

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