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Help needed please with varnishing over paint

Postby rawstron1 » Sat Jun 27, 2020 7:31 pm

Hi all,

I’ve just made a new table top for the garden and painted it with Cuprinol Garden SHADES. Unfortunately I found out that it tends to chip quite easily....it feels quite soft.

So I then gave it a clear satin coat of Ronseal Outdoor Varnish. However as it dried it was blotchy with darker, cloudy brown streaks in it.

Is this my fault? I realised after I should have been regularly stirring it whilst using it.

Should I have thinned it?

Does anybody have any recommendations for a durable varnish for use over such paint please? Any tips greatly accepted. Cheers.
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Postby George441 » Tue Jul 07, 2020 1:44 pm

Don't be upset...
What are you using to varnish spray or brush?
I guess it happened for your thick layer. You can see with a thin layer...
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