Originally Posted by scruff
going back to the original thread...have you tried waxing the wooden bits...this can give a nice finish and smells nice as well
I've been in touch with the supplier today for recommendations. The yanks dip the material in spar urethane. I'm not sure if this 'dipping' involves soaking so I've asked for more details.
All's not lost, managed to plane the old finish off last night, so back to square one.
I'd thought about waxing, I'm sure though, that wax will soak in 'patchy' too. I have some scrap pieces to try different things with (which I wasn't patient enough to do in the first place