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Old 07-02-2018, 04:10 PM   #11 (permalink)
 
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There is a product called Craft Coat that is also a good CA alternative. It is a wipe on product that dries quickly. 4-5 coats in about 10 minutes. Buffs to a nice semi gloss shine. I know The Classic Nib carries it and I think some Woodcraft stores do as well.
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Mark,that looks like fire waiting to happen!
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Old 07-03-2018, 09:22 AM   #13 (permalink)
 
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FWIW, I have run a microwave turntable motor for over eight hours to dry epoxy. It gets warm to the touch but never had a problem with two motors in 7 years. The trick is to mount it so air circulates all around the motor.
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Old 07-03-2018, 10:53 AM   #14 (permalink)
 
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I used to use oil based MINWAX Wipe on Poly but it takes way to long to dry between coats.
Now I only wait 15-20 minutes for my poly finish to dry when using MINWAX WBOM Clear Gloss or Satin Polyurethane using my Dipping Method.

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Old 07-03-2018, 11:04 AM   #15 (permalink)
 
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I must be missing something here. First off lacquer is a much clearer and cleaner finish. Durability is about the same when you talk about film finishes. Dries quick and easily top coated with no sanding between coats. When building coats it gives wood a deep look and is beautiful and can be polished out when cured.

The next choice if you want poly is spray poly. Why waste time with dipping and wiping on. Never could understand this. My choice for spray -on poly is

https://www.lowes.com/pd/Minwax-Poly...PN=%20pla{ifdy
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