13 posts tagged with Varnish.
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Varnish cache on Dreamhost

I have a VPS on Dreamhost. I wonder, has anyone ever gotten Varnish Cache working on it? [more inside]
posted by johngoren on Jul 26, 2014 - 4 answers

How can I protect a new door from the sun?

Help me decide how to finish our new front door.... [more inside]
posted by pearlybob on Dec 29, 2012 - 8 answers

Will sawdust that has varnish kill my garden?

Will sawdust that has varnish kill my garden? A friend of the family asked if we wanted a large pile of sawdust he had from doing some woodwork. Sawdust makes good mulch. We wanted to accept, but some of the furniture that the sawdust had come from had been varnished and we weren't sure if that would kill our garden and/or poison the plants. Is it dangerous to use this sawdust.
posted by ArthurBarnhouse on Nov 24, 2012 - 5 answers

Concerned parent worries about lead in varnish

I've recently ordered a lead testing kit and found lead in the varnish on my child's 'antique' cot (we replaced with a modern one within 24hrs). [more inside]
posted by dance on Sep 2, 2011 - 14 answers

How do I fix the finish on my coffee table?

How do I fix the chipped finish on my coffee table? [more inside]
posted by smackfu on Jun 29, 2010 - 3 answers

Stain over varnish?

How can I easily darken already varnished wood? [more inside]
posted by hulahulagirl on Oct 11, 2009 - 8 answers

Help me shellac my matzoh balls

I dumped a substantial portion of matzoh ball soup on a canvas. After it dries I'm going to glue the larger chunks down, and then I need to varnish/shellac/something the canvas. What would work best? [more inside]
posted by andoatnp on Apr 22, 2009 - 9 answers

Varnish for my Bob Barker/Picachu table

I need to varnish or lacquer a table. But I don't know what product to use. [more inside]
posted by brina on Mar 16, 2009 - 11 answers

Help me with wood stain and varnish fumes.

Suggestions for getting rid of the smell of wood stain/varnish? [more inside]
posted by Zinger on Dec 5, 2007 - 5 answers

Painting a guitar case

How should I paint a hard-shell guitar case? [more inside]
posted by ITheCosmos on Oct 9, 2007 - 6 answers

How to simply refinish an old piano

Is it possible for me to refinish my cheap piano (pics inside) [more inside]
posted by primer_dimer on Jun 11, 2007 - 13 answers

Effective use of clear varnish overprint to add depth?

In regards to design and press printing. Towards the bottom of this Paper Specs article it touches on an overprint varnishing technique called "dot-on-dot varnishing." Is anyone familiar with this technique and care to elaborate on how it is accomplished and the effect it has on the final piece? [more inside]
posted by monsta coty scott on May 29, 2006 - 4 answers

How do I get a durable gloss wood laquer?

I want to find out how to get a durable glossy lacquered(?) wood finish for pseudo wooden instrument cases. I know almost nothing about varnish/lacquer. My last attempt resulted in this, which is definitely the right look for the finish, but the problem is that it's far more prone to damage than it should be, such that I now feel I should try to keep the surface covered and protected, which makes me reluctant to actually ever take it out of the closet or use it. [more inside]
posted by -harlequin- on Mar 12, 2005 - 11 answers

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