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Forum topic by Karda posted 01-28-2021 05:29 AM 289 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Karda

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01-28-2021 05:29 AM

Klingspore woodworking and Rockler both seal a green wood sealer does anybody know if they are as good as anchor seal they are both significantly less than anchorseal


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TheDane

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#1 posted 01-28-2021 02:30 PM

Don’t know about the Klingspor or Rockler products.

I use PVA drywall primer (2 coats) ... about $10 per gallon in the paint department at most centers.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#2 posted 01-28-2021 02:36 PM

I have not tried either, but if it dries to a waxy film, it should work. I buy Anchorseal direct from the company in 5 gal buckets. It was cheaper the last time I bought it.

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Karda

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#3 posted 01-28-2021 05:03 PM

ok thanks If I would be turning for years I would get a bucket but at this point a quart might out last me

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#4 posted 01-28-2021 06:07 PM

I have had good success using acrylic or latex paint left over from house painting. Add two or three coats. Cost…almost zero because the paint was left over.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#5 posted 01-28-2021 06:25 PM

I have no experience different versions of Green Wood Sealers. If looking to save money might have a look at a quart of this product from Craft Supplies USA. Only found three reviews.

https://www.woodturnerscatalog.com/p/45/6766/tree-saver-Green-Wood-Sealer

Woodworking Shop Green Wood Sealer
https:www.woodworkingshop.com/product/sk60000

Rockler’s Green Wood Sealer comes with lot of good reviews.
https://www.rockler.com/green-woood-end-sealer-select-option

Don’t remember which version of Anchorseal Sealer made for cold weather but might be worth looking into a quart of that. I know Woodcraft stores usually sell both versions.

You could also make your own if want have a look.
https://www.ehow.com/how_12036971_make-green-wood-sealer.html

I have used both latex pain and canning wax as an end sealer with lot of success. Just remember where you store and weather conditions can degrade any wood sealer. My way saying not a set it and forget it proposition.

-- Bill

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Karda

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#6 posted 01-28-2021 08:03 PM

thanks

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