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Forum topic by Biggamefish posted 09-19-2014 11:06 AM 1130 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-19-2014 11:06 AM

I was recently finishing a project with Poly. The Poly never dried on the Bacote. Does poly react funny to the Bacote or is it something I did?

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#1 posted 09-20-2014 12:45 AM

About 30 years ago, I used polyurethane on a Cocobolo box, and learned that polyurethane doesn’t dry on oily, tropical woods.

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#2 posted 09-20-2014 03:16 AM

You might want to try de-waxed shellac prior to your poly. It will seal the oily wood and allow you to apply the poly.

Bullseye sanding sealer is a de-waxed shellac.

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#3 posted 09-20-2014 03:51 AM

I just purchased some bacote this summer. I have not used it yet so I am interested in what finish you use that works. It looks great I could not resist buying it.

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