Question: I enjoyed Michael Pekovich’s article on wiping varnishes and Waterlox (“Wiping Varnish: The Only Finish You’ll Ever Need,” FWW #218). I am building a bench out of hard maple. Is there any reason not to use Waterlox as the finish on the bench?
-- Keith Bibelhausen , Dubuque , IA
Answer: Waterlox is fine for the base, but don’t use it o...