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Finishing oak with finesse


Polyurethane finish
Polyurethane finish

Finish Pros

  • Very durable, some tinting possible
  • Great moisture resistance
  • Good scratch resistance
  • Good clarity

Finish Cons

  • Slow-drying
  • Prone to collect dust during application
  • Difficult to repair and touch up
  • Lifting or wrinkling may occur after second coat; avoid this by adhering to the re-coat time frame per manufacturer's directions
  • Mechanical bond only

PDF of photo enlargementWOOD Magazine's Finishing Made Simple

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