Sanding between coats

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Sanding between coats

Post by Retroman » Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:38 am

Is it absolutely nessesary to sand between coats of varnish?
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Re: Sanding between coats

Post by red » Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:49 am

as long as its been 24 hrs or less and the surface is slick enough for you then you can recoat with out sanding

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Re: Sanding between coats

Post by 300whisper » Thu Mar 15, 2012 11:20 am

It depends on the product and the amout of time between coats. The lable should tell you how long it can dry before you need to sand foe the next coat.

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