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Re: Strip: Varnish - Gloss or Satin?

I have discovered a technique- which is top secret, so don't share... If I want a satin finish I use gloss, then I gently wipe it with a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser. It is a very fine abrasive and much more forgiving than steel wool or wet-or-dry sandpaper. It also does not gum up the way sandpaper does.