Beautiful floor made from the ends of 2x4's!! took two days. a heavy bed of Bostic Best adhesive, 25 feet per gallon to act as moisture barrier and glue. Installed on 3/4 plywood Pieces were 3/4 inch thick.sanded, trowel filled with Glitsa wood flour fill, then poly sealed and gave two coats of Bona natural finish.
Use the correct type of clear coat finish. For most furniture paint projects, use Polycrylic as your top coat. It will give you the durable finish you're looking for, but won't yellow over time like Polyurethane will. Also, Polycrylic cleans up with water. You'll have to use mineral spirits for Polyurethane.
A thorough cleaning is an important first step in any furniture renewal project. Removing decades of dirt and grime often restores much of the original luster. Kevin says it’s hard to believe, but it’s perfectly OK to wash furniture with soap and water. Kevin recommends liquid Ivory dish soap mixed with water. Mix in the same proportion you would to wash dishes. Dip a sponge into the solution, wring it out, and use it to gently scrub the surface.