Re-finishing an antique dresser...


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Old 01-28-17, 12:20 PM
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Re-finishing an antique dresser...

I am going to re-purpose an antique dresser into a bathroom vanity. I'll set a sink into the top and plumb it.

My question is what type of finish should i use on the top. Obviously it must be water proof, durable and clear. I'm thinking of spar varnish - is there another product i should consider?

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Old 01-28-17, 01:05 PM
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Polyurethane. Three coats with a light scuff sanding between coats and the sanding dust removed.

Spar urethane is for outside.
 
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Spar urethane has a softer finish than interior poly. I agree with stickshifts's recommendation!
 
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Thanks guys, good advice!
 
 

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