Charlie Page
Charlie Page
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Asked on Oct 14, 2017

What is best finish for cherry boards to be used for bathroom ceiling?

Shoshana

Answered

I have used the poly oil finish for a table and it is remarkably durable. Would this work well to seal cherry boards for a bathroom ceiling?

1 answer
  • Shoshana
    on Oct 15, 2017

    Shellac is a very good vapor barrier. Several coats would offer quite a bit of resistance. Then you can apply a couple coats of oil-based poly to add to the vapor resistance and to supply a surface receptive to cleaning.
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