Can you put lacquer over Danish Oil?

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05-08-2012 06:12 AM

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I am just wondering if i can spray lacquer over a danish oil?

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#1 posted 05-08-2012 03:49 PM

here’s the “deal” You can apply ANY topcoat over ANY undercoat provided the undercoat is DRY, DRY, DRY. Are you going to spray the lacquer or brush it? My suggestion to you is this. If you want to….....and I presume you do….....avoid fisheyes in the lacquer topcoat, you need to seal the oil surface first. I would let the oil dry at least a week. Then I would apply a coat of Sealcoat shellac, which is dewaxed. That should dry hard within an hour. LIGHTLY scuff sand the shellac, then you’re goo to go with your lacquer topcoat.

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#2 posted 05-08-2012 04:37 PM

ok thank you for the useful tip

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#3 posted 05-08-2012 04:51 PM

Dry/cure until ya can’t smell the finish. The nose knows…...
Then have at it. I agree with the shellac. I use it a bunch.


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