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Posted on Best finish for redwood work bench to keep the color?

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#1 posted 02-08-2018 07:13 PM

Oil will darken the color and of course exposure to air, sunlight, and just aging will add to it.
If you really want to preserve the color I would put on several coats of a Poly finish and because it will be a work bench I would use one of the hard floor grade products….they will still darken the color a little and over time and especially if exposed to sunlight the color will change. Redwood is a bit soft for a workbench so the Poly will also help harden it.

-- Les B, Oregon


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