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Then give her a mirror finish go to the nearest glass place and get a mirror
cut to fit the top....mjh



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I'm refinishing an old oak table. Been working on it for months.
Posted pictures of it last fall. Top, top skirt and legs are
stripped. Still have a frame piece and the lower shelf to strip. Top
is glued back together.....it is tounge and grove boards that were
held together with animal hide glue. Looks good, but wife wants a
mirror finish on the top. How do I do that with white oak. Read
somewhere (can't remember where) about wet sanding and using the slur
produced by the sanding to fill in the natural low places inherient
with the oak grain. Any help would be much appreciated.



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Epoxy gives a very glossy finish but can yellow when exposed to the sun.



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Then give her a mirror finish go to the nearest glass place and get a
mirror cut to fit the top....mjh



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I'm refinishing an old oak table. Been working on it for months.
Posted pictures of it last fall. Top, top skirt and legs are
stripped. Still have a frame piece and the lower shelf to strip.
Top is glued back together.....it is tounge and grove boards that
were held together with animal hide glue. Looks good, but wife wants
a mirror finish on the top. How do I do that with white oak. Read
somewhere (can't remember where) about wet sanding and using the slur
produced by the sanding to fill in the natural low places inherient
with the oak grain. Any help would be much appreciated.





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ding on exposure consider French Polish with shellac and pumice.

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Epoxy gives a very glossy finish but can yellow when exposed to the sun.



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Then give her a mirror finish go to the nearest glass place and get a
mirror cut to fit the top....mjh



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I'm refinishing an old oak table. Been working on it for months.
Posted pictures of it last fall. Top, top skirt and legs are
stripped. Still have a frame piece and the lower shelf to strip.
Top is glued back together.....it is tounge and grove boards that
were held together with animal hide glue. Looks good, but wife wants
a mirror finish on the top. How do I do that with white oak. Read
somewhere (can't remember where) about wet sanding and using the slur
produced by the sanding to fill in the natural low places inherient
with the oak grain. Any help would be much appreciated.




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