I purchased a 5 - gallon bucket of oil-based poly to refinish my floors. Can
I use the extra for finishing furniture?
I was thinking about finishing the inside of my kitchen cabinets with an
equal mix of poly - BLO - turpentine. Cabinet guts made from maple ply and
face fames are cherry. Any thoughts?
It does, but he has to use something for the finish, and he can do it
without the BLO and turpentine. If it was me, I would probably just use
shellac and only go to varnish later if it proved inadequate.
Thoughts, yes. Useful ones, well...
Why mix those three things? They each have a place, but why mix? I
could see putting poly over the BLO. Not my cuppa, but it seems ok to
do. The turps will just make your rice taste funny.
"Keep your ass behind you"
vladimir a t mad scientist com
Yes you can use it. That's what I used for my workbench. It's a quick easy
thin film finish.
However.... A kitchen is a high-use area. I would use something more
full-strength for external and contact areas.
But the workbench... yes, it's a high use area, but it gets regular wax and
I intend to shave down the surface to level it from time to time.... not
something I intend to do with my kitchen cabs.
Of course poly euethane is one of the toughest coatings. I can stand up to
some of the most common household detergents. It is one of the best for
furniture. But the traditional laquers are nice too. Eurethane is a good
coating for furniture that is going to get a beating like a kitchen table
for example or wooden counter top.
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