I generally thin the poly by 20% to 50% using solvent. for solvents i flood the surface, allow the recipe to soak in for a few minutes, then wipe off.
Mix 50% oil minwax fast-drying polyurethane and 50% mineral spirit and use this mixture like regular wipe on poly. this recipe is described in bob flexner's book "understanding
I use minwax wipe-on poly satin finish. the wipe-on finish is thin, so it takes a few coats to build a woodturned recipe holder easel. (cs1 kitchen challenge) dick, & barb cain
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