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Forum topic by Don posted 12-13-2011 08:06 PM 889 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Don

497 posts in 1996 days


12-13-2011 08:06 PM

Hey fellow LJ’s..

I just finished a chess board/box using Padauk and Birds-eye Maple for the board and Walnut for the rest.

Now I’m looking for an easy to apply finish that doesn’t take days between coats but is tough and long lasting.

My first thought is an oil based finished with a wax overcoat but then a wipe on poly comes to mind as well.

Need some help and input please asap.

Thanks…Don

-- -- Don in Ottawa, http://www.donebydon.ca


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McLeanVA

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#1 posted 12-13-2011 08:39 PM

WATCO Danish Oil, followed by paste wax.

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

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Don

497 posts in 1996 days


#2 posted 12-13-2011 08:43 PM

Had my finger poised on that selection (Deft not Watco) at Lee Valley!

Thanks….Chris

-- -- Don in Ottawa, http://www.donebydon.ca

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