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Offline Dan Smith

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Finishing stabilized calls
« on: September 21, 2016, 08:50:33 AM »
Before I try to stabilize any blanks I have several questions about what to use to finish the calls? Can you use Spar Varnish, Oil or CA? Is there a type of finish to stay away from?
Thanks for your help.
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Re: Finishing stabilized calls
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2016, 01:56:49 PM »
I haven't came across any finish that had a negative effect on stabilized wood. Some oil finishes took longer to dry but that may have been due to other elements too.

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Re: Finishing stabilized calls
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2016, 06:35:14 PM »
Thanks Ryan for the info. I guess I will be giving stabilization a try before long.

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Re: Finishing stabilized calls
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2016, 05:53:25 AM »
There is really no need to put a finish on a stabilized call , I wet sand it and then use micro mesh , and then use plastic polish like nuveo 
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Re: Finishing stabilized calls
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2016, 06:48:51 AM »
Spar urethane put on it directly will not dry. It needs a layer of shellac first.
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Offline Dan Smith

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Re: Finishing stabilized calls
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2016, 08:06:16 PM »
Thanks everyone as always the info I get from the members here have always been good and very helpful. I appreciate your words of wisdom and is always a big help to me. Again thanks
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Re: Finishing stabilized calls
« Reply #6 on: September 28, 2016, 10:45:51 PM »
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Re: Finishing stabilized calls
« Reply #7 on: December 21, 2016, 11:12:41 AM »
I always use CA on them. Just produces a better finish to me
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Re: Finishing stabilized calls
« Reply #8 on: December 21, 2016, 04:36:41 PM »
I stabilize wood all the time and there is times I don't put a finish on I use a micro mesh up to a 15000 and then use a plastic polish, and when I do put a finish I use ca 
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