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can I use 2 different finishes on butcherblock?

Posted by Boops2012 (My Page) on
Tue, Aug 27, 13 at 8:41

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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RE: can I use 2 different finishes on butcherblock?

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.


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RE: can I use 2 different finishes on butcherblock?

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,
Susan


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