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Varnishing without a brush

Advantages: Fuss free when you know what you're doing. Creates a good finish.
Disadvantages: Requires a level of skill to master use

I used PlastiKote Polyurethane Varnish Spray when I first started my home business of creating decorative wooden items and ornaments for the home.  I was already a confident painter but had not yet developed the skill required for put on a decorative varn ...

ANNExTHExFLAN 19.06.2015 · Read full review
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Review of PlastiKote Polyurethane Varnish Spray

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All Varnished Up

Advantages: Easy, Quick and Good Value for money
Disadvantages: The smell?

Over the past couple of weeks the weather has really been rather dry so I’ve been working hard in the garden so I can sit back and relax for when the summer sun comes our way. Wickes Exterior Varnish: ‘Flexible – resists cracking and peeling, all we ...

VampirePrincessLizzy 05.04.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Wickes Exterior Varnish Clear Gloss

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A little bit of oil.

Advantages: Great product to protect wood
Disadvantages: Bit runny-careful when applying

With the banisters and stairs newly stripped, it was time to decide what to do with the new banister and internal doors. We wanted them to blend with the existing stairs, which are over 100 years old, but didn't want to use a traditional stain. So, hav ...

danielalong 15.02.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Colron Refined Danish Oil

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Danish oil

Advantages: Works well
Disadvantages: None

We have a gorgeous wooden dining table (which is now covered with an oil cloth to protect it from the kids and their messy dinners, felt pens, play doh etc) and also a wooden worktop by our sink. They both look amazing as I love the wooden look but they a ...

Spottydog11 21.01.2013 · Read full review
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The wood-lovers friend

Advantages: Does not collect dust, easy to apply for a beginner, enhances the beauty of all types of wood,
Disadvantages: Spontaneously combusting rags! (rare but worth considering)

...I realise that wood oil may not be the most exciting thing to read a review about but I LOVE wood and it gives me a chance to witter about it... Firstly, Colron are a long standing and established company a good reputation, so you are buying a decent ...

spiritwood 17.03.2013 · Read full review
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