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#1 posted 12-19-2020 06:35 AM

I never finish the inside of a project with polyurethane. In an enclosed space like behind a drawer, or in a drawer for that matter, the volatiles take seemingly forever to gas off, and the finish effectively contaminates whatever is in the space. The rare times I need to finish the inside of something, I use shellac.

Go ahead and paint the exteriors, etc. and move on with your life.

- Sycamoray

I completely agree with what Sycamoray said above.

One thing to note however is, if I looked at the right video, that the drawers are not having any runners. If that is so, I would suggest to put a good amount of paste wax on the bottom of the interior (where the drawers ride on), and on the drawer bottom edges as well. This will make a hell of a difference in how nice they will glide…

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