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#1 posted 02-23-2017 04:14 AM

I can tell you unequivocally, yes. That is how my wife finished the knotty alder interior doors I built. She used a pre-stain conditioner, gel stain, and then wipe-on poly. She loved it, and the results are beautiful.

It wasn’t until she worked on the clear alder entry door with the flame retardant and its required water based stain that I learned some new swear words.

I do second mrbob’s recommendation to do test pieces. We went through a half-dozen before we found the perfect formula for the gel. The entry door took well over a dozen.

-- Half of what we read or hear about finishing is right. We just don’t know which half! — Bob Flexner


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