The bleached wood is still drying, our local humidity has been very high.
Completed my other furniture restoration and I like it. Gunstock stain, 3 coats of wipe on poly satin. I first did gloss and stripped it, terrible look. Satin is very nice. I am very happy with the results.
I decided to NOT go black on the bleached stock but to go blond with a golden pecan. Should be very nice.