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Twenty five years ago, I installed something quite similar (not nearly as nice as your piece) and it has lasted just fine until now. This was installed in our larger bathroom which contains both a separate bathtub and shower. Before installation, I applied approx. three coats of clear Watco danish oil. I allowed the finish to dry about 3-4 weeks then applied ...


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Sticking with the supplies you have you should be able to rectify this without too much difficulty. One final coat of varnish should do it, with or without a light overall sanding using your 320. If you do sand don't just target the trouble spots, as tempting as that is. And do sand very lightly, using basically no pressure — "just the weight of your ...


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The finer your abrasives are the less material you will be removing. By the time you get to the "polishing" grits you should be removing very little material. If your surfaces were sufficiently flat and smooth to begin with you should be able to safely polish it after 4 coats. In fact, polishing should ideally not even cut through one coat, ...


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Normally the answer to this is a "we can't say" as already indicated in the Comments, however, with the intended use I think one can say yes in this case. Given that the manufacturers of treated exterior woods like this say that their product is OK for things like garden benches and tables where there is occasional bare-skin contact — bearing in ...


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Two suggestions: Shou sugi ban is an 18th-century Japanese technique of burning the outside of wood to preserve and waterproof it. As you might suspect, wood that has been deliberately burned is heat resistant, and it is also water resistant. However, standing water might be a problem, if your steam condenses and doesn't get wicked off by the cloth cover. ...


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