Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 15 of 15

Thread: Varnish

  1. #11
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    East Coast
    Posts
    840

    Default Re: Varnish

    Quote Originally Posted by jamie N View Post
    Nearly, yes. I think? But noisier.
    As noisy as this?
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzNYhPnpPG8
    ������

  2. #12
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    S.W. France
    Posts
    7,531

    Default Re: Varnish

    Quote Originally Posted by tidclacy View Post
    As noisy as this?
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzNYhPnpPG8
    ������
    Eh??

  3. #13
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Posts
    4,749

    Default Re: Varnish

    About four more coats, then let harden a few days, wet and dry sand and one or two final coats being really really careful about dust.

    Did you thin the first coat slightly: it slows drying but I think helps long-term adhesion.

    Unvarnished silvery teak is right for decks, but for a lot of other stuff nicely varnished looks gorgeous.

  4. #14
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Pembrokeshire
    Posts
    145

    Default Re: Varnish

    Quote Originally Posted by tidclacy View Post
    Just finished 8 coats varnish on my oars. How long to leave them so varnish hardens. They are inside at a temp of approx 15 degrees c
    Reading this reminded me of an episode we had with a Redwing Dinghy years ago. She had been varnished in a hurry outside, during February, to be ready in time for the RYA Dinghy Show that was held on the first weekend of March at Crystal Palace. Inside, in the warmth of the exhibition hall, her deck of many coats became sticky again and even began to ‘flow’ here and there. We covered the dodgy patches with our advertising leaflets..

    Bill

  5. #15
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    South of France.
    Posts
    4,104

    Default Re: Varnish

    Quote Originally Posted by Minn View Post
    Sitting outside Foxes' chandlery on a cradle is a varnished Vertue which I am told belongs to the owner of Arthur Beale Ltd. She certainly is a testament to perfect varnishing; it would be a close run thing between her and my vintage Fourteen...
    Not for sale is it?
    _______________________

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Latest YBW News

Find Boats For Sale

to
to