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266736 Bill Ghio 2018‑10‑10 Finishing Question?
My wife had a concept: An old door or such as a headboard for the guest room
bed. No longer a concept. We now have two shutters to be re-programmed. Old
shutters. Probably early 19th C. Hand forged hardware. Big honkin’ strap hinges.
Square pegs in round holes. Paint that will probably fry your brain.

I scrubbed them w/ TSP today and got all the debris & loose stuff off. They will
need a finish to seal them up tight. All I can think of is shellac or poly.Don’t
want it to be too bright. Dull and flat is best.

Suggestions?

Bill

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