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I am building a small jewelry box out of tiger maple and cocobolo. I am hearing there my be issues with the cocobolo staining the maple when I try to apply the finish. Any truth to this and if so what would be the best finish to use that would mitigate or avoid the problem.

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#1 posted 487 days ago

Rattlecan lacquer or waterborne poly.

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#2 posted 477 days ago

Lots of box makers and wood experts out there… Giving this a bump!

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