finishing ambrosia maple

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Forum topic by Guss posted 11-30-2011 03:22 AM 1953 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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11-30-2011 03:22 AM

Hi Im looking into building a table top out of ambrosia maple I am wondering what to use to finish it with out making the wood dark I want to keep the wood as white as i can. Would an epoxy make the wood dark? what would you guys use?

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#1 posted 12-02-2011 02:34 AM

To keep it as white as possible, I’d use spray-can laquer. Some say pure tung oil (PURE 100% TUNG OIL) or a soy-based oil will work, but I don’t know. I know a good spray laquer will work. (Deft??)


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