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  1. #1
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    Sep 2013
    Toronto, Ontario Canada

    Stripping fresh danish oil

    Hi all,

    So i made the mistake of using danish oil on cherry with no pre-stain. Came out very blotchy and i decided i wanted to go with a poly finish. I grabbed a stripper from home depot and started sanding. Issue is in some areas the oil keeps coming back up. Can i sand as much as possible and use a shellac sealer coat before the polly? I know oils and pollys don't mix. See pics attached.

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    the shellac should help. I'd suggest giving the remaining oil a few days to cure, then sand what you can before applying the shellac seal coat. If you apply the shellac before the oil cures, I suspect you'd just be trading oine problem for another.
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