Keep The Hot Sauce Off The Table Testing Finish
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From left: Osmo Polyx Oil in 'Natural' (for pale woods) topped with Osmo Polyx Oil no.3054, Cabot water-based polyurethane, Minwax oil-based polyurethane (satin), Minwax Helmsman spar varnish.Test subjects are arranged from left to right according to the degree of ambering imparted by the finish.
Note: Next Monday's post will be an update shedding light on the results here and adding further important information.As a maker of custom furniture and cabinetry, I use a variety of finishes.Some pieces need minimal protection - perhaps sealed with shellac and a coat of buffed wax, or finished with a blend of boiled linseed oil and polyurethane.
Sometimes I brush oil-based poly onto horizontal surfaces that are going to get a lot of household wear; sometimes I use Osmo because an ultra-low sheen is what my client desires.Other jobs call for conversion varnish or lacquer; although I've sprayed lacquers when working at other businesses in the past, I don't spray in my shop, so I sub such work out.
I have a basic repertoire of finishes to choose from, depending on a client's aesthetic preferences and way of living.(Some people treat their home as carefully as if it were a museum.Others...