Sycamore sounds good to me. Thanks. Dave, if you're worried about derailing this thread, then apparently you haven't been reading my threads. It seems to be SOP edit: And it is good to hear from you. Rick, I haven't decided on the finish yet. I'm thinkin' Danish oil - shellac - lacquer. Rattle can. I'm still not talking to my sprayer. It does what it wants. Mostly throws up on whatever I spray.