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Old 04-03-2017, 04:59 AM
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Thanks for the info...

I`ve used tung oil in the past, but, never with clear...That`s why I put the question mark after the sentence...The OP wants a durable finish, so, I thought I would suggest clear coat after treating with tung oil...I now know they are not compatible...

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But Tung oil may be burnished and or waxed/polished... Just, as said by others, not clear lacquered. Same goes for any other of the oil finishes (Scandinavian, Linseed,etc etc).

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Old 04-03-2017, 06:45 AM
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Glad to see you are using the spar varnish on this. Looking good, please keep the pics coming!
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Old 04-05-2017, 02:24 PM
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Here is the drum dry after the 3rd coat of varnish. I'm going to try and get a better pic later. I'm just excited to finally have it complete.

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Old 04-05-2017, 06:29 PM
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It looks wonderful! Nice work, just wait til you get all the hardware on it, man its gonna be sweet!
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Old 04-05-2017, 09:30 PM
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Hope mine turn out as nice !
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Old 04-06-2017, 02:21 AM
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Hope mine turn out as nice !
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What are you doing with yours?
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Old 04-07-2017, 07:56 PM
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Well here is the before and after. Real happy with it and so is the school.

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Old 04-07-2017, 07:59 PM
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Like night and day!! Good job!!

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Old 04-07-2017, 08:41 PM
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Nice job!!
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Old 04-08-2017, 01:13 AM
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Wow, that turned out beautifully. Well done!
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