Originally Posted by Sudsy
Hate to toss a monkey wrench into all this hard work but once you seal the wood it changes the density and sink factor, sometimes dramatically. Your method of sealing will also play a large role.
I hear ya. I've been caught a few times going into epoxy with what I thought was perfect weighting, just to have it blown when I get a nice finish on it. I'm great at messing up pencil poppers that way.