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olivapor
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June 6th, 2018, 9:27 am #11

napolion wrote: Hi Jon,
Recomended woods are Yellow Pine, Obechi (if you can get it ) and cedar
Not recomended are Hard Woods.
If you would like to borrow these give me an address and i will post them to you i.e. a PM

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Very interesting books Ron ... 😊

Why not hard wood ? 😶
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June 6th, 2018, 9:40 am #12

I think just ease of working and the grain the woods quoted are soft to work with and no real grain to speak of.
Important to seal the wood i.e. shellac.
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olivapor
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June 6th, 2018, 10:51 am #13

napolion wrote: I think just ease of working and the grain the woods quoted are soft to work with and no real grain to speak of.
Important to seal the wood i.e. shellac.
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Shellac ? ...
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Jon Cameron
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June 6th, 2018, 10:54 am #14

olivapor wrote:
napolion wrote: I think just ease of working and the grain the woods quoted are soft to work with and no real grain to speak of.
Important to seal the wood i.e. shellac.
😊


Shellac ? ...
It's a type of primer/paint. To seal the wooden pattern from the ingress of water, basically stops it from swelling, shrinking, and or splitting cracking.
Jon

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olivapor
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June 6th, 2018, 10:56 am #15

Jon Cameron wrote:
olivapor wrote:
napolion wrote: I think just ease of working and the grain the woods quoted are soft to work with and no real grain to speak of.
Important to seal the wood i.e. shellac.
😊


Shellac ? ...
It's a type of primer/paint. To seal the wooden pattern from the ingress of water, basically stops it from swelling, shrinking, and or splitting cracking.
Thx Jon ... any link ? 😊
Olivier

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Jon Cameron
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June 6th, 2018, 11:29 am #16

olivapor wrote:
Jon Cameron wrote:
olivapor wrote:
napolion wrote: I think just ease of working and the grain the woods quoted are soft to work with and no real grain to speak of.
Important to seal the wood i.e. shellac.
😊


Shellac ? ...
It's a type of primer/paint. To seal the wooden pattern from the ingress of water, basically stops it from swelling, shrinking, and or splitting cracking.
Thx Jon ... any link ? 😊
There's loads on eBay, or a good DIY store.

https://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/Coo-Var-Shella ... noapp=true
Jon

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tiger1john
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June 6th, 2018, 12:03 pm #17

Just read this, thought I would share. Source.

Shellac
  • This finish is actually a natural product (it's made from combining a secretion from the female lac bug with a solvent such as alcohol) that is very safe once dried and hardened.
  • In addition to adding a protective coat, it also can add a warm amber color to wood.
  • It can be affected by heat (white rings will appear under a hot bowl or mug) or chemicals, so a kitchen table might not be the best place to use it. 
  • Fine furniture items can be greatly enhanced with shellac. 
  • Some shellac manufacturers recommend using it as a protective coat on non-wood items. .
Polyurethane
  • Essentially a plastic in the form of a liquid until it dries, polyurethane is available in both water and oil-based options, and comes in varieties from satin to glossy.
  • Water-based polyurethane is popular because of its low odor and low toxicity. It goes on clear without adding a slight color that oil-based versions can, and it dries much faster. 
  • As with shellac, water-based polyurethane won't hold up well to heat and chemicals.
  • It's good for bookcases, desks, side tables and picture frames — anything that won't be exposed to extremes.
Varnish
  • The name of this finish often is used generically for a finish or top coat. It's very durable because it contains a higher ratio of solids. 
  • Spar varnish is perfect for outdoor projects and for raw wood used for exterior doors and trim on rustic homes. 
  • In addition to protecting the wood, it also provides natural ultraviolet light protection. 
  • Spar varnish is often used on items that will be near or on the water, like a wood boat, decks, beach chairs, etc. 
Lacquer
  • Lacquer provides the extremely intense gloss finish often used on many Asian-inspired or ultramodern furnishings.
  • It is extremely durable and resistant to damage; however, over time it can begin to discolor and become scratched. 
  • Wonder why it's so smooth? It's applied via a sprayer, because it is thinner than the other finishes. You'll need a high-volume, low-presser (HVLP) sprayer and a well-ventilated and spacious workspace to apply it.
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olivapor
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June 6th, 2018, 12:17 pm #18

Thanks ! 👍🏻😊
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