|Forum topic by WudWrkr||posted 07-17-2011 11:34 PM||1600 views||0 times favorited||2 replies|
07-17-2011 11:34 PM
I decided to try Bartley’s Gel Varnish on my next project which will be a box made of Leopard Wood. I googled a supplier and came up with Kilian Hardware from which I ordered a pint of Bartley Gel Varnish. A few days later I recieved a pint of Bartley Gel Stain in Clear Satin – the invoice said “Bartley Gel Varnish”. I sent an e-mail to them asking if this was a mistake or a substitute and the rather short response I got back was, “The Clear Satin is the Gel Varnish”.
Well, obviously Gel Stain is Gel Stain, but I suspect they were out of the varnish and the clear satin stain can be substituted. My concern is that it will, even though it is a clear stain, change the color of the wood. Anyone have any experience along these lines?
-- Steve - "Dang, no matter how many times I run it through the planer it's still too thin!"