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Re: Finish for new mahogany

Many of the Wooden Boat forumites swear by le tonkinois varnish. I haven't used it but apparently it is an "old school" varnish with not so many high tech additives.
Harder to find than the mass market brand stuff.
Use an additive for matte or satin finish.

Le Tonkinois Classic varnish and Vernis No1

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