Can You Put Polyurethane Over Paint?

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It is time to put the paintbrush away, finally. After hours of stripping, sanding, gluing, and painting you are ready to seal things up. But you are wondering what the best option is for your painted surface- can you put polyurethane over paint? Yes, you can apply both oil-based and water-based polyurethanes over paint – … Read more

How to Thin Water Based Polyurethane?

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Water-based polyurethane is becoming quite popular in the DIY space because of its non-yellowing formula which can be used over light-colored paints. I have used water-based polyurethane many times now on furniture makeovers when I use white paint. I like to spray my water-based poly to get the best possible finish, but its best sprayed … Read more

Does Gilding Wax Need to be Sealed?

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Gilding furniture with wax is simply a process where you apply a thin coat of wax to create a unique finish to your furniture. Typically they are found in colors that are metallic, such as gold, silver, bronze, and so on. It’s best when you apply gilding wax to detailed pieces of furniture where it … Read more