Test For Adhesion

How do you make sure that old can of finish will work with the new stuff you want to use as a topcoat? Lay one coat of finish over the other, in the order you plan to use them. Allow each coat to dry before proceeding. Then score the surface across the grain and see if you can lift one layer off the other with a sharp chisel. If you can, don't use them together.

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