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Forum topic by applewax posted 08-19-2007 02:17 AM 1102 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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08-19-2007 02:17 AM


I’m finishing up a hollow vessel and I’m looking for advice on the best way to finish the interior. It is approx. 5-1/4” deep and the opening is approx. 2-3/8”, so I can not get my hand inside. I’m planning to apply several coats of BLO on the outside, followed by wax. So I was thinking maybe just pour some BLO inside, slosh it around, pour out the excess, let it soak in for awhile, then stuff a towel inside to try to absorb any residue? Does this sound reasonable or is there a better way? Thanks in advance for any tips…


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#1 posted 08-19-2007 07:54 PM

The easiest foolproof mehtod for a finish for anything is Waterlox applied liberally in a number of coats, of course the more coats you apply the darker it gets, but not by much. You could put a final coat of wax on it if you felt inclined. jockmike.

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