Minwax Polycrylic on top of Polyurethane?

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Forum topic by petscontained posted 08-17-2009 09:10 PM 3969 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-17-2009 09:10 PM

Topic tags/keywords: polyurethane sealant polycrylic cornhole board sealing

Started a simple project of building a set of cornhole boards for my nephew.
Built the boards, 2 coats of white primer. 3 coats of paint, and 3 coats of Polyurethane.
I purchased 2 Ohio State emblems to afix to the boards, and then I was going to cover with another 2 coats of polyurethane.
I now see that the directions from the emblems specifically state not to use polyurethane or any other oil base sealant. It says to use a Minwax Polycrylic.
Is it safe to apply one coat of a minwax polycrylic on top of my polyurethane, then place the emblem on that. Then cover with the minwax polycrylic?
Will I have problems between the polyurethane and the minwax polycrylic?
Thanks for any help.

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#1 posted 08-18-2009 01:31 AM

I’ve never tried it, but the general rule is never mix oil and water-based finishes.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 08-22-2009 04:00 PM

ditto with above ,

don’t drink and drive !

clean off the polyurethane ,
then use the polycrilic only .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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