Reply by Jack_T

  • Advertise with us

Posted on Finishing Problem

View Jack_T's profile


623 posts in 3149 days

#1 posted 05-14-2011 11:45 PM

It is not that the spar varnish will yellow the white paint. The Spar varnish itself has a yellow tint. Therefore you cannot seal the white paint to prevent it from yellowing when you apply the finish. The varnish itself will continue to yellow. I believe shellac and lacquer (from personal experience) have the same problem. It is my understanding that the lack of yellowing is one of the major advantages of water based finishes. You should probably wait for a few more comments though, as I have never used a water based finish.

-- Jack T, John 3:16 "For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life."

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics