|Forum topic by Scott||posted 05-16-2014 11:48 PM||780 views||0 times favorited||6 replies|
05-16-2014 11:48 PM
Hi guys. First post here. Wood Carver with question about finishes.
I got a job and only found out after I finished the carving that this would be outside, subject to sun and rain. So wondering what you guys would recommend about finishes.
Some details. This is 48” diameter and 4.5” thickness, Pine. I plan to finish some areas with oil base stain and an outdoor oil base poly, Helmsman. For the fish, letters, and sea grass, the client would like paint. I am thinking about priming these parts and painting/airbrushing with an acrylic. Then finishing with a UV and weather resistant top coat.
Any suggestions for an outdoor sealer compatible with acrylic? Could I use the Helmsman over the acrylic? Thanks again for any input.
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