LumberJocks

Finish for commercial toy boxs.

  • Advertise with us

« back to Finishing forum

Forum topic by rncurrie posted 135 days ago 380 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View rncurrie's profile

rncurrie

30 posts in 950 days


135 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: question finishing

I have to make some toy box’s for a day care center. The ones they have now are very well worn from the many washings with bleach they get. What would be a good finish that would stand up to the bleach washings? The wood would be maple with natural finish.
Thank You

-- Richard


2 replies so far

View Greg's profile

Greg

281 posts in 1469 days


#1 posted 135 days ago

Def. a polyurethane. That’s what they use on floors, so it should hold up best. A marine poly or varnish would be good too.

-- You don't have a custom made heirloom fly fishing Net? http://www.Sierra-Nets.com

View Purrmaster's profile

Purrmaster

774 posts in 688 days


#2 posted 126 days ago

You might want to coating them with epoxy. It’s kind of like encasing them in plastic but it’ll be tough as nails. I haven’t actually done it myself but I’ve read about others doing it.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase