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Old January 30th, 2013, 03:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Finish for "aged" wood

I'm going to "age" some pine with the tea and rusty nails/vinegar method.

I'm planning on using a danish oil (just a few coats) and wax finish, since that's what I have and like using. Do I have to neutralize the vinegar in any way, or can I put whatever on top of it? Should I consider another type of finish?

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Old January 30th, 2013, 05:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
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No need to neutralize it. Be careful using it though, it's really easy to get it too dark.

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Old January 30th, 2013, 05:35 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Pine ages so fast on its own under light and with oil I reckon it's hardly worth doing it artificially.
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