I'm in the process of making a Greene & Greene type jewellery box / chest out of mahogany which I plan to french polish, or at least go for some other glossy surface.
I will need to fill the grain and as this is the first time I've used mahogany I thought I'd better ask for some advice as to the best type / colour of finish to use.
The wood is: -
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The colour I'm aiming for is something like this chest made by Darrell Peat so I have an idea as to how to get to something like this colour but don't know about what base filler I need to use.
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Any thoughts, suggestions would be very much appreciated.