Techniques/Lessons/Projects -  looking for a waterproof high gloss  (111 views) Notify me whenever anyone posts in this discussion.Subscribe
From: fairysmall3/16/13 9:37 PM 
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I need a waterproof high gloss finish for pc mushrooms at a reasonable price, any suggestions?
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From: Elaine (tooaquarius)3/17/13 4:46 PM 
To: fairysmall  (2 of 4) 
 70380.2 in reply to 70380.1 
Waterbased, indoor formula rustoleum varathane or minwax polycrilic are two options. You can find them where they sell wall paints - I get mine at Home Depot or Walmart. Good price, nice gloss, works really well.


From: klcrist3/19/13 10:53 AM 
To: fairysmall unread  (3 of 4) 
 70380.3 in reply to 70380.1 

I like the Varathane Polyurathane that is sold at home depot. But make sure you heat set it at 200 degrees for about 10 minutes - helps to bind it to the clay.



From: mkirkwag13/24/13 2:04 PM 
To: fairysmall unread  (4 of 4) 
 70380.4 in reply to 70380.1 
Or you can go all out with resin. I love Pavelka's Magic Glos (not everyone does). Cures in 10 minutes and you don't have to make a dome. If you just use it as a finish, a little goes a long way. I buy it with a half off coupon and find it pretty affordable. Water-based varathane is cheaper, but I'm thinking that if you're putting these into a water environment and want to make sure they're sealed, resin might be the better choice.

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