can I use 2 different finishes on butcherblock?

boops2012August 27, 2013

Is it possible to use ..say marine varnish on the bottom and then tung oil on the top? Concerned about moisture over the DW but much prefer the look of a matte finish for the top.
I know there is a lot of talk about Waterlox but dont want to work that hard to touch up or redo if it should need it. TIA

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Thanks for the reply. I wasn't sure if the different products had different "expansion" rates. I didn't want the wood to crack or warp from forces opposite each other.

    Bookmark   August 27, 2013 at 11:38AM
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Boops, I'm not seeing the reply to you. Was it deleted? It obviously gave you some information! I'm considering butcher block for my countertops & am interested in what you learned!

Thank you,

    Bookmark   August 29, 2013 at 9:46AM
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