:>>I'll never put something that looks like milk on
It only looks milky until it dries.
:>You haven't take the time to look at quality water borne product, have you?
: I have tried them, not many because I feel they are vastly inferior to
: oil based products. Most people still do.
Let's see. They dry faster. They're repairable, unlike oil-based poly finishes.
They don't automatically tint and amber the wood you put them on (although
you can easily add color if you want). They're better for your health.
Yup, inferior products all right!
: A step forward or a step back? Kind of an individual thing, but this
: legislation is upper US and way too general.
: I guess water based products will be good on chipboard, particle board
: and hardboard. Those are all such a step forward, aren't they?
The WB products also look great on walnut, quilted maple, etc.
-- Andy Barss