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Forum topic by Gixxerjoe04 posted 04-15-2016 09:39 PM 468 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-15-2016 09:39 PM

So I’m moving in a week, and I have a lot of stuff to get done for an upcoming show which is in a couple weeks. I’ve got a bunch to make and have stuff made that needs finish applied. Was wondering if it’s fine to apply finish outside in the sun? Planned to set a couple tables up outside tomorrow and put finish on stuff while I work on other things in my shop. I plan on using poly and spray lacquer on the different items.

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#1 posted 04-15-2016 10:33 PM

I think poly will get stuff stuck all over it because of the long dry times.
I have had lacquer bubble up in the sun.
(I’m not sure about rattle can lacquer, I don’t use it.)

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#2 posted 04-15-2016 10:38 PM

Don’t think it’s a good idea

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#3 posted 04-15-2016 11:03 PM

Dang it, don’t want to make my wife mad using poly in our guest bathroom haha, might try to do the spray lacquer in the shade

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