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Forum topic by betterwithage posted 12-09-2016 07:56 PM 300 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-09-2016 07:56 PM

I am on the end of repairing and repainting 4 carved Santas, three foot tall and Can I put mineral spirit mixed with urethane and get a flat finish? and if so, how long will it take to dry, do you know?

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#1 posted 12-09-2016 08:04 PM

Buy a satin urethane finish. Read instructions. Done.

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#2 posted 12-09-2016 09:03 PM

MS will not flatten a finish. Oil based varnishes are notorious for how slow they cure, but you might get one dry to the touch overnight, depending on environmental factors. Check the can, they usually indicate that there.

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