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Mainiac Matt

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499 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: worst smelling finish

My vote is for Cuprinol….

We had to preservative treat some crates iaw. an old mil. spec. and cleared a 9,000 s.f. building of 15 woodworkers (I’m using that term loosely) within a minute of opening the cans.

P U ! No one bothered to read the can that day….

NIOSH mask to the rescue.

What’s the worst smelling finish product you’ve dealt with?

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!


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Tkf

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#1 posted 499 days ago

Steel wool and vnegar.

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Hammerthumb

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#2 posted 499 days ago

Glitza moisture cured urethane floor finish.

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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Clint Searl

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#3 posted 499 days ago

BLO, which also stinks as a finish, though it is good for starting fires.

-- Clint Searl.............We deserve what we tolerate

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runswithscissors

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#4 posted 498 days ago

Target floor finish. I almost passed out.

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bobasaurus

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#5 posted 498 days ago

Waterlox seems particularly nasty to me, though I haven’t worked with a lot of different finish varieties.

-- Allen, Colorado

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markswoodcraft

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#6 posted 498 days ago

I know its not a finish, but 5 minute epoxy always makes me sick

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newwoodbutcher

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#7 posted 498 days ago

Waterlox is the nastiest finish I’ve used.

-- Ken

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redSLED

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#8 posted 496 days ago

I also vote for steel wool/vinegar staining as the worst.

Further, when I eat a bad meal after not eating for 8-12 hours, I have experienced some bad meal-finishing smells soon after.

-- Perfection is the difference between too much and not enough.

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