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ITEM TYPE: TOYS

Brand or type of Finish: Danish Oil Finish Category: Penetrating Qualities: Nontoxic (after 30 days), durable and easily repaired, natural-looking, low sheen Brand or type of Finish: Salad bowl finish Finish Category: Penetrating Qualities: Durable, natural-looking, satin sheen Brand or type of Finish: Water-based finish Finish Category: Surface Qualities: Hard, durable, good depth, dries very clear


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ITEM TYPE: FOOD CONTACT ITEMS

Brand or type of Finish: Salad bowl finish Finish Category: Penetrating Qualities: Highly resistant to moisture and food substances, natural-looking satin sheen, easily renewed Brand or type of Finish: Danish Oil Finish Category: Penetrating Qualities: Nontoxic (in 30 days), durable, easily renewed, natural-looking, low sheen Brand or type of Finish: Mineral oil Finish Category: Penetrating Qualities: Some moisture resistance, little wear protection, easily renewed, very low luster


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ITEM TYPE: LOW-USE FURNTURE

Brand or type of Finish: Lacquer Finish Category: Surface Qualities: Moderately durable, rich-looking, easily polished to luster Brand or type of Finish: Water-based finish Finish Category: Surface Qualities: Good depth and durability, adds no tone Brand or type of Finish: Paste varnish Finish Category: Surface Qualities: Good durability, tones wood lightly, low build-up, hand-rubbed look, easily applied and repaired Brand or type of Finish: Tung oil Finish Category: Penetrating Qualities: Durable, moisture-resistant, non-darkening, low luster natural appearance, easily applied/renewed Brand or type of Finish: Danish oil Finish Category: Penetrating Qualities: Durable, easily repaired, warm tone, natural-looking, slightly more sheen than tung oil Brand or type of Finish: Oil/varnish mix Finish Category: Penetrating Qualities: Extremely durable, natural appearance, easily renewed, more protection and sheen than oil alone


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I'm making the Keepsake Box (issue 222 - Nov. '13) for my granddaughter for Christmas. The woods I'm using are cherry and black walnut. Can someone recommend the finish I should use. I've been told that walnut doesn't take finishes very well. Thanks, Robert

12/6/2013 07:51:18 PM Report Abuse

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