WALNUT FINISH
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JUST A GENERA; QUESTION BUT WHAT ARE SOME OF Y'ALL S FAVORITE FINISHES FOR BLACK WALNUT? Small project and just trying to get some input.  Thanx.
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  Re: WALNUT FINISH by weelis (JUST A GENERA; QUEST...)
(10-20-2019, 08:32 PM)weelis Wrote: JUST A GENERA; QUESTION BUT WHAT ARE SOME OF Y'ALL S FAVORITE FINISHES FOR BLACK WALNUT? Small project and just trying to get some input.  Thanx.

Tung oil, then orange shellac.
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  Re: WALNUT FINISH by weelis (JUST A GENERA; QUEST...)
(10-20-2019, 08:32 PM)weelis Wrote: JUST A GENERA; QUESTION BUT WHAT ARE SOME OF Y'ALL S FAVORITE FINISHES FOR BLACK WALNUT? Small project and just trying to get some input.  Thanx.

Wiping varnish over very light coat of BLO.  Arm-R-Seal or Waterlox for the varnish.  

John
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  Re: WALNUT FINISH by weelis (JUST A GENERA; QUEST...)
wet sand with BLO/MS/Oil poly mix then top coat of oil base poly.
Cellulose runs through my veins!
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  Re: RE: WALNUT FINISH by SteveS (wet sand with BLO/MS...)
Shellac looks good. 

Best to just experiment and decide for yourself.
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  Re: RE: WALNUT FINISH by rwe2156 (Shellac looks good. ...)
(10-28-2019, 09:15 AM)rwe2156 Wrote: Shellac looks good. 

Best to just experiment and decide for yourself.

I typically sand to 320 , apply one coat of minwax neutral followed by 3 to 6 coats of Sherman Williams LowVOC Lacquer, medium rub effect. I wet sand in between each coat with 400 wet dry and tack before spraying each coat with HVLP
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