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Viktor

447 posts in 2016 days


1105 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: question ash finishing

I am building a project from ash and want to apply lime finish on it. “Liming” is not necessarily done with actual lime. Instead diluted white acrylic paint or a wax with white pigment are used quite often. The piece will be touched by hands regularly and I want to put a durable transparent finish on top of the “lime”.

1) Is water based acrylic compatible with top coat of polyurethane (wipe-on).
2) Can wipe-on poly go in top of pigmented wax?
3) What is used for “liming” floors these days? (Must be durable, right?)

The reason I’m thinking wipe-on poly is because I don’t want a thick film, which would defeat the purpose.

Thank you.


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Tim Kindrick

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#1 posted 1102 days ago

1)If your using white acrylic paint, Wipe-on Poly should do the trick. Acrylic dries very fast and most of it will hold in the grain so it shouldn’t be affected by regular poly but I’d use a waterbased poly just to be sure!!!!

2)I would have to say that poly WILL NOT work if applied over wax!!

3)Not sure.

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