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#1 posted 02-22-2019 04:28 PM

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Depending on how thick it is your slab may not be ready to use for some time longer than a few months as a rule of thumb wood needs 1 year of drying time for every inch of thickness depending on where and how is stored to dry and what kind of atmosphere it’s in. , If you make a table out of it before it’s dry you risk the possibility of the top cracking or twisting. As far as finishes are concerned Arm R Seal is a strong durable finish it is oil based so it will bring out the grain and color of the wood without any additional finish.


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