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Posted on FNG question: Finishes. Where to even start???

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Fred Hargis

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#1 posted 04-04-2014 03:59 PM

I think I’d dilute it with mineral spirits; just remember the thinner it is, the more coats for a build. Be sure to pass on anything that has urethane resins in it. True marine spar varnishes are formulated with UV inhibitors and generally alkyd resins. Urethane doesn’t play well with UV.

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