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Forum topic by mbs posted 11-05-2011 09:44 PM 875 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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mbs

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11-05-2011 09:44 PM

I’m getting ready to start my first rocking chair (Hal Taylor design). After seeing the “Canadian’s” Lacewood and Walnut design I decided to do something similar with Leopardwood. I’ve used Lacewood in the past on a box but it finished somewhat dull. It was a long time ago and I think I used danish oil on it.

I’ve scoured the internet and found a lot of different opinions on finishing Leopard wood. Does anyone have thoughts on how to make it “pop”? What have you tried that doesnt work?

Thanks,

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.


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#1 posted 11-16-2011 06:27 AM

It will be interesting to see what responses you get on this.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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