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Old 06-18-2010
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I used Epifanes Wood Finish for first four coats so I wouldn't have to sand for adhesion. I ended up sanding anyway for looks because the Wood Finish would not flow as flat and left some small ripples on the grain. I also think the Wood Finish is a little darker and has less gloss. I used Epifanes Varnish for the last four coats and the final result is what I wanted.

Next time I would use only Epifanes Varnish. It requires adhesion sanding but it flows and looks great. Also, Epifanes suggests their varnish has better UV resistance than the Wood Finish.

Pay the money and get Epifanes brushes. They hold a ton of varnish.
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