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boatmadman

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Colouring varnish
« on: March 31, 2007, 08:45:32 PM »

Hi,

I wondered if anyone has tried colouriing varnish with a drop or two of paint? I thought of this to give a hint of 'golden colour' to varnished wood.

Ian
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Re: Colouring varnish
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2007, 09:19:10 PM »


Have you tried   "Wood Stain"   ?? .     Just a thought as it's nice and runny.

Haven't tried it myself.  Might be a chemical reaction   8)


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Re: Colouring varnish
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2007, 10:13:23 PM »

Why not use a coloured varnish ? ???

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Re: Colouring varnish
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2007, 10:22:12 PM »


Coloured Varnish   .............  amazing what they come up with these days.

Reminds me of the comedian who says  .........         Cheese--------Cake !!!   ;D


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Re: Colouring varnish
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2007, 10:33:22 PM »



Coloured varnish? doh! never thought of that!!! No, honestly doubt I will be able to buy just the right colour, hence experimenting!

Wont even know what the right colour is until I see it!

Ian
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Re: Colouring varnish
« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2007, 10:36:33 PM »

If you want a "golden" tint then use exterior or yacht varnish. These contain UV filters which give a more yellowish finish. The more coats, the greater the effect.
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Re: Colouring varnish
« Reply #6 on: March 31, 2007, 10:47:59 PM »

Hi,

Thats the sort of colour I am looking for, was told to go for Aberdeen Gold!

Ian
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Re: Colouring varnish
« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2007, 10:04:18 PM »

A printer friend of mine [now retired] used to 'lend us various inke to colour things and as these are transparent....supa!

so off round to your local print shop with the proverbial coffee jar........
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