Re: Stirring Varnish?

Posted by Mac on Apr 18, 2006

My experience with Epifanes and Z Spar Flagship varnishes indicate that a good 24 hrs is needed before wet sanding in preparation for the next coat. The heat lamps will hejp. Once your last coat is on, you'll need several days - up to 2 weeks - before the varnish actually reaches maximum hardness. Many experienced folk on this forum sun cure their boats to speed up this process. I learned the hard way that you can mar your finish with ropes and straps even after 3 days of "curing".

Go slow if and wherever possible, is now my catch phrase.

This is the part of your project that EVERYONE sees - novice and expert alike.



In Response to: Re: Stirring Varnish? by Darryl on Apr 18, 2006



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