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Old 01-11-2020, 10:07 AM
charles Tauber charles Tauber is offline
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Originally Posted by 1bad914 View Post
Good idea. In my case I had a lot of grain filler on it that worked like shellac.
You shouldn't need to fill closed-pore woods like spruce, cedar, redwood ... Rosettes, on the other hand...

Originally Posted by printer2 View Post
Wipe on poly is not an oil, it does not soak in any more than any other finish from my experience.
As you state, wipe on poly is a surface finish, rather than a penetrating one. The Minwax version does have a pretty strong smell that lingers as the solvents evaporate. Good ventilation is required.
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