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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-30-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,008
Posted By CalebD
Re: Bulkhead refinishing question

Another wood butcher here who hates Polyshades. What an awful product!

Since I'm not a fan of that finish I would NOT coat it with anything with anything except perhaps sandpaper! Let the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-30-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,008
Posted By Ulladh
Re: Bulkhead refinishing question

It is possible to lift minwax Polyshades in the first few days maybe a week with mineral spirits on a cotton cloth. It will not get all the stain off but may lighten the tone enough to show grain.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-30-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,008
Posted By deltaten
Re: Bulkhead refinishing question

If its not poly shades..... copious amts of paint thinner and lots a towelihng. Then scrub alla that pigment off till ya see grain....then finish w/choice of oils.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-30-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,008
Posted By Sabreman
Re: Bulkhead refinishing question

Why did you put mahogany stain on mahogany? As Siamese said, a satin finish like Minwax Helsman or Minwax wipe-on poly is all that you need. The interior of Victoria is done in satin and gloss...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-30-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,008
Posted By Siamese
Re: Bulkhead refinishing question

Bad product for what you wanted to do. Those veneers tend to be pretty thin, so getting it off is unlikely. Better choice would have been satin varnish or a light oil base stain followed by...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-30-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,008
Posted By minnow1193
Is the minwax product the stain and poly together...

Is the minwax product the stain and poly together in one can? Polyshades I believe is what it's called.
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