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#1 posted 11-07-2018 06:42 PM

The simplest solution would be to apply a couple of coats of a satin wiping varnish. When you have exposed pores like that, gloss looks horrible, but satin softens the effect. You still have the texture of the wood rather than a piano finish. I did a wenge vanity top that way and it looked great.

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