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Forum topic by trz posted 01-01-2013 02:49 AM 868 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-01-2013 02:49 AM

what’s your favorite way to finish birdseye maple?

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#1 posted 01-01-2013 03:07 AM

A golden-brown dye followed by 3 coats of garnet or ruby shellac.

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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#2 posted 01-01-2013 05:29 AM

Very similar to the above reply from bhog. I use Mosers light brown walnut dye (water soluble) followed by a very thin coat of Seal Coat (thin shelac) followed by at least three thin coats of poly.

-- Roger M, Aiken, SC

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