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3 Easy & water-resistant finishes

Beause of inevitable spills or contact with cold-drink condensation, furniture finishes must provide a good degree of water resistance. As a rule, the more durable the finish, the less fun it is to apply. Steve Mickley,'s finishing forum moderator and owner of Hardwood Lumber & More in Milford, Ohio (, says you can give your projects a fighting chance with one of these easy-to-apply, water-resistant finishes. But only if you're willing to break a few finishing rules.

Continued on page 2:  Ignore the directions. Thin your finish.


Comments (2)
we824u wrote:

I used to mix paints and even I did not know this! What an awesome idea. I wonder if this would work on a deck? mmmmmmmmmmmm We are thinking of replacing our existing deck with a sun room, might be just the time to experiment....

2/4/2015 05:51:25 PM Report Abuse
temblor4 wrote:

This tip alone is worth the price of subscribing for the next 10 years!

6/5/2014 05:44:07 PM Report Abuse

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