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Forum topic by JReed3 posted 281 days ago 424 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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JReed3

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281 days ago

I’m thinking about making some coasters. What is the best finish to put on that will work with a wet glass?


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oldnovice

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#1 posted 274 days ago

IMO, polyurethane is what I would use. Quite a number of coats, more than 3, would make these darn near waterproof … but not dishwasher safe as there is just too much heat.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#2 posted 274 days ago

Also, Waterlox is a good alternative to polyurethanes for a waterproof finish.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#3 posted 274 days ago

Forgot about Waterlox, thanks bobasaurus!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#4 posted 274 days ago

General finishes Arm-R-Seal.
It’s a great wipe on poly; very durable against heat, moisture, etc.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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oldnovice

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#5 posted 273 days ago

Yes NiteWalker, Arm-R-Seal is indeed very good. I used it one several projects including which is still in use every day since I built it and still looking good.

The formula must have changed as the Arm-R-Seal I bought in Illinois could not be used in California but I no longer see those restriction on the GF web site.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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