The headboard is finished. I ended up putting the PolyWhey on instead of the tung oil and carnauba wax for the simple reason that I was concerned that the stencil paint might get smeared by the tung oil. It was dry, but not well cured and I didn’t want to take any chances. The PolyWhey, being water based, wouldn’t be likely to smear an oil based paint that was dry even if it wasn’t well cured.
Here’s the pictures I promised: