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Forum topic by Blakep posted 07-13-2011 03:46 AM 661 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-13-2011 03:46 AM

Hey guys. Do any of you ever distress or antique any items? If so what do you use to seal it? Just a Polyurethane or what? My wife is wanting some Breadboxes and Serving Trays done and I don’t know how to seal the paint after I Distress it. Thanks for any help.


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#1 posted 07-13-2011 12:52 PM

Shellac.

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#2 posted 07-13-2011 01:48 PM

If latex paint then water based poly works great, if you are looking for a thick, durable finish. If you just want a seal coat with almost no change in the appearance then shellac.

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