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Old 09-04-2012, 05:24 AM   #11 (permalink)
 
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If I use and alternative finish to CA, I use Deft brush on lacquer....never had a pen returned for a poor finish. YOu do need a clean brush and environment, though. The trick to doing it is: apply a coat and wipe right back it off with a paper towel while it is still wet, let it sit 20 minutes, hit it with 0000 steel wool, wipe, then apply 2 more coats waiting 30 minutes between them, let dry over night.
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I have used dipping lacquer on bog oak and find it does very well and leaves the grain texture of the oak noticeable to the touch.
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Where did you get your bog oak? Maybe it wasn't fully dry.
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I have used Waterlox with a great deal of success. Below is a razor handle in IBO I did a while ago and the finish turned out great.
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That is really beautiful. Well done. I love the gloss and deep shine. Mmmmmmmmmmmmm
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I've used Bog Oak a few times and find that Woodturner's Finish from General Finishes works real well.

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Did one tonight this way - Bog Oak and GFWTF. Looks great!
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