|Forum topic by RussellAP||posted 10-18-2012 05:07 PM||1061 views||0 times favorited||7 replies|
10-18-2012 05:07 PM
I’m going to make a bookcase which will be around 7’x3’x14”, out of black walnut. I took a piece and sanded it from a 40 grit to a 320 and cleaned it, then applied a natural Danish oil to it.
I let it set for a couple hours and wiped it dry, then sanded to 600 grit and re-oiled. I’d like to take it to 2000 grit, but I’m wondering if it will start to turn glassy or if it will just waste my time.
What grit do you stop at to get the maximum out of black walnut?
BTW I’m using Mirka Abranet Mesh Abrasive 5” Dust Free Sanding Disk and loving them.
This is a piece of the walnut oiled twice and sanded to 600G.
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