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  1. Wood Finishing
    I recently bought an Ikea Karlby Walnut veneer countertop to use as a workdesk / table for my computer. https://www.ikea.com/us/en/p/karlby-countertop-walnut-veneer-70335212/ I want to apply natural Danish oil onto it. I hope this color will not change the current color or darken it too much...
  2. Wood Finishing
    Hello- wondering if anyone has had a similar experience or can offer guidance. I applied a medium walnut Watco Danish oil finish over tropical walnut with some wet sanding. Let dry 3 days and color was beautiful. To ensure all pores filled (looking to achieve glass-smooth finish) I used...
  3. Wood Finishing
    I came up 4 boards short on my ceiling project adding them later but the boards look a little darker than original danish oiled boards, will they cure further to match?
  4. Wood Finishing
    While applying danish oil to a piece, I accidentally spilled quite a bit on the cast aluminum base of my planer. I didn't notice I had done this, and the oil has semi-dried to a gooey substance which obviously interferes with smoothly running a piece of wood through the planer. I'm wondering...
  5. Wood Finishing
    I put on a coat of Watco Danish Oil on new wood (stained) table top as per the directions. Flooded the oil on, waited 30 minutes and wiped it off. This was done at noon. Temp in shop was 70 degrees. At 7Pm it was still not dry, sticky. Temp in shop dropped to 45-50 degrees overnight and was...
  6. Wood Finishing
    I am brand new to making things with wood. I have recently spent about forty hours on one chess piece and just started the finish last night. The piece is turned out of Australian Buloke which is the hardest wood on earth. I have sanded using 120, 220, 320, 400, 600, 800 and 000 Steel Wool...
  7. Wood Finishing
    Hey folks, I'm looking for a little help here, I'm sure you all have some good advice. First off, let me explain my situation...my wife and I are both potters and we've rented a shop in our downtown to be used as studio space. One thing we're having to do is to refinish the old wooden floors...
  8. Wood Finishing
    Hello everyone, I have a beautiful maple bed that I am in the midst of finishing... finally. I have read alot of information used multiple test peices even top few on the under/backsides of the head board legs. I decided on watco cherry danish oil mixed with tung oil, as it produced the rich...
  9. Wood Finishing
    My husband and I will be finishing a couple of unfinished desks made of Parawood. Neither of us have ever finished anything before. We are wanting to stain them a very dark brown (Minwax Dark Mahogany). My dad suggested we use Danish Oil as a finish. I've read that it's a bit difficult to...
  10. Wood Finishing
    I am working on a piece of walnut and used Watco Danish penetrating oil as the first finish. I applied it exactly as the contrainer instructs. The directions say that if you are adding another finish, such as polyurethane, let it dry for 72 hours -- which I did. I then put on a thin coat of...
  11. Wood Finishing
    Hi everyone. I am new to the forum and not a woodworker myself but I've refinished a few pieces and don't mind doing the work. I purchased a dining table made from a refinished steel desk with a solid walnut top a year ago. The top is left unfinished and I was told at the store to use orange...
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