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How To Do A Hand Rubbed Oil Finish

Three steps on how to do a hand rubbed oil finish. I believe woodworkers of all levels turn to an oil finish because it’s a fairly simple finish as well as several other reasons. 1. You don’t have to worry about compatibility issues.2. You don’t have to worry about bugs, fuzz, dirt or anything else falling on your fresh coat of poly or lacquer.3. It just makes the wood look beautiful. If you’ve read my sanding guide you know I typically sand to 220. An oil finish I sand up to 320 grit with my Bosch random orbit. Let me just say, Bosch makes the best r.o. out there (in the price range) in my opinion. I wet sand oil with mine, drop...

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