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rncurrie

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142 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.
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#1 posted 142 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.

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#2 posted 134 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.

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