Jim I basically use the General Finishes but first put on Seal-A-Cell (one coat) then top that with Arm-R-Seal. I also use Minwax Antique Oil. That is what I use on my salt/peppermills. It is not a real glossy shine like gloss poly or gloss lacquer. Another one that will give you the oil finish with a great gloss is Waterlox. If I want a oil finish with a gloss look I use Waterlox High gloss. I am attaching a picture of a communion bowl I did for our priest done in Waterlox High Gloss. To answer your question I have put poly over Antique oil after it has dried a few days but have never tried it friction polishes. I don't use friction polish on much of anything any more because like on peppermills it just won't last. Gives a good shine but anything handled much it doesn't last long.
Last edited by Bernie Weishapl; 02-07-2009 at 03:30 AM.
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