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Water proofing wood and paint
« on: February 15, 2012, 10:17:02 AM »

Hi guys question for ya I'm stuck on my boat my dad said I need to seal the wood with a oil based primer b4 I can paint it so it seals the wood I can buy enamel based primer from good old helfords but would this do the job?


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Re: Water proofing wood and paint
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2012, 01:32:17 PM »

Hi Darren

use oil based primer it could react with whatever spray cans you use.

Give it a coat of sanding sealer and rub down when dry.

You can then prime it and paint it using Halfords spray cans.
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