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How do you finish a wooden desk?

Published on Oct 13, 2016
  1. Lightly hand-sand the wood, always working in the direction of the grain.
  2. Start sanding with 120-grit sandpaper and continue with progressively finer sandpaper up to 180 grit.
  3. Brush a coat of wood conditioner onto the wood, which will allow the stain to soak in evenly without blotching.

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Just so, what is the best finish for a wood desk?

Oil-based polyurethane is the most durable finish you can apply by hand, and catalyzed lacquer and varnish are the most durable sprayed finishes.

One may also ask, what is the best finish for dining table? Varnish and oil-based poly finishes are the most durable. Tung oil and linseed oil are relatively durable. In general, it's best to stay away from shellac. Lacquer can be tough, but it tends to take on a yellow color as time goes by.

how do you finish wood?

Part 3 Finishing the Wood

  1. Pick a finish for your wood.
  2. Apply a finish to protect the wood from water damage, dirt, or stains.
  3. Paint the finish onto your wood using a natural bristle brush.
  4. Sand the finish down once it has dried.
  5. Apply the second coat just like paint.
  6. Sand each subsequent coat.

Is coconut oil a sealant for wood?

Coconut Oil Give the wood a once-over with a damp rag, let it dry, and rub in some straight coconut oil. It will moisturize, revitalized, and protect the wood. Plus, though it isn't the smell associated with furniture polish, coconut is a pleasant dance for olfactory passages.

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