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Design and finishing suggestions for this walnut pedestal table

by ravensrock
posted 08-14-2016 12:17 AM


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Gerald Thompson

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#1 posted 08-14-2016 01:32 AM

I would give Waterlox OFS a shot on a test piece. Go to their site and learn about the application. It is a wipe on and takes several coats to equal one brushed coat.

-- Jerry

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#2 posted 08-14-2016 01:35 AM

Never tried Waterlox before. I’ll check it out.

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

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#3 posted 08-14-2016 02:17 AM

I used watco natural Danish oil on a walnut gun stock I made and I thought it really brought out the grain and the color in the walnut nicely.

-- Cut it chop it rip it....make it!!!!

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#4 posted 08-14-2016 02:19 AM

I’d also use Waterlox Original. Prior to that, I’d use my favorite Walnut dye blend to darken it a bit. I use Watco Danish Oil as a primer coat/sealer prior to the Waterlox application. Just be absolutely sure the Danish oil is completely dry before you put on the Waterlox.

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#5 posted 08-14-2016 02:46 AM

I haven’t had the pleasure of using Waterlox but I know it is a quality product and I’m sure it would be a beautiful finish on that walnut.

-- Cut it chop it rip it....make it!!!!

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#6 posted 08-14-2016 04:02 AM

Those gun stocks look great moosesman! So that’s a couple votes for Waterlox. Stuff’s not cheap! Still might have to give it a try.

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

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#7 posted 08-14-2016 01:20 PM

Here's some info on various oils and poly that might help you out.

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ravensrock

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#8 posted 08-14-2016 07:43 PM

Thanks for the link OSU55. I’m still looking for design suggestions anyone might have.

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

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