now that the danish oil is? help please

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Forum topic by whitesferry posted 06-26-2014 02:25 AM 1014 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-26-2014 02:25 AM

on i put 4 coats on it . Can i go over the top with famo glaze coat from lowes or no? i probably gonna have to wait a few days but what do you guys think / recommend its just maple danish oiled at this point or do i need to poly then glaze

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#1 posted 06-27-2014 12:29 AM

how many days must i wait before i can glaze coat over danish oil ? do i need to rub it down with something before the glaze coat?

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#2 posted 06-27-2014 01:06 AM

What do the directions on the can say? The Danish Oil I use (Watco) takes a week or more to cure. I wouldn’t mess with any glaze or other topcoat until the DO has cured. I’m not familiar with the glaze coat you are talking about so I don’t know what kind of surface preparation might be required before you apply it.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#3 posted 06-27-2014 01:24 AM

I agree with Gerry. I’m not familiar with using glazes, but I wouldn’t put anything on top of four coats of Danish oil for at least a week.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 06-27-2014 03:19 AM

thanks guys im gonna wait its a bartop finish you guys know ur stuff i looks awesome so far because of your help i’ll post a picture when im done thanks againsso much

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#5 posted 06-27-2014 04:53 AM

I wouldn’t use danish oil under an epoxy as you are putting a hard finish over a soft finish. Might be fine but my worry would be cracking down the road.

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