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Technical, Techniques, Hints, and Tips => Painting, Finishing and Care. => Topic started by: bwatman on October 22, 2018, 03:54:35 PM

Title: Scratching my Varnish
Post by: bwatman on October 22, 2018, 03:54:35 PM
Whilst hand sanding (near by) I have inadvertently scratched the surface of my lovingly prepared multy-coated varnished partition panel of my victorian steam boat model!The scratches are surface scratches to the varnish coating only and not deep into the wood.Does anyone have any idea how to polish out these scratches without dismantling half the model to remove and totally revarnish?Any tips would be appreciated.
Title: Re: Scratching my Varnish
Post by: Baldrick on October 22, 2018, 04:01:14 PM



  Very Very Fine Scotchbrite  pad, light rubs followed by a final shine with Brasso wadding polish.


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Title: Re: Scratching my Varnish
Post by: bwatman on October 25, 2018, 01:46:28 PM
Thanks Baldrick.Followed your method with ultra fine pad & brasso wadding and I am pleased with the result.
Title: Re: Scratching my Varnish
Post by: Netleyned on October 25, 2018, 02:42:30 PM
Thanks Baldrick.Followed your method with ultra fine pad & brasso wadding and I am pleased with the result.



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Title: Re: Scratching my Varnish
Post by: Baldrick on October 25, 2018, 09:35:22 PM
Thanks Baldrick.Followed your method with ultra fine pad & brasso wadding and I am pleased with the result.


  Thank you for your follow up post , much appreciated.