LumberJocks

What Clear coating will work over acrylic craft paint for outside

  • Advertise with us

« back to Finishing forum

Forum topic by kyscroller posted 12-07-2013 04:14 PM 722 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
View kyscroller's profile

kyscroller

44 posts in 1360 days


12-07-2013 04:14 PM

My wife has painted a Nativity set for outside using Delta acrylic craft paint and we need to clear coat it with something so they hold up outside. Any suggestions? Thanks.


1 reply so far

View Fred Hargis's profile

Fred Hargis

3949 posts in 1960 days


#1 posted 12-07-2013 04:20 PM

A good waterborne, like GF High Performance. Waterbornes are crystal clear making them a good choice in this case. Be aware, all outdoor clear coatings need to be repaired over time….in your case, I would imagine the set will only see a few months a year of exposure, so it should last a real long time.

-- Our village hasn't lost it's idiot, he was elected to congress.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com