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    Pratt and Lambert #38 discontinued

    Pratt and Lambert has discontinued its #38 Varnish. What are you using ? I like a oil based varnishes
    that I can use with a natural bristle brush. I am a DIYer who loves stripping and...
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    I read where the EPA ruled in December 2018...

    I read where the EPA ruled in December 2018 threat methylene chloride is out of stripper unless your commercially strip and are trained on the proper way to use it. That said I took your advice and...
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    what stripper to use

    I have stripped wood furniture for many years. I have the finishing down to a science. However as I started a new project I realized the stripper was not the same as I have used in the past. I did...
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    Why is my finish blotchy?

    I have refinished a lot of furniture. I love and have used Pratt and Lambert #38 finish. I am currently refinishing a cherry dining room table. I am using Pratt and Lambert #38 gloss finish, using...
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    Sticky wooden doors

    I purchased a restaurant that has maple swinging doors that go from the kitchen to the dining. They are covered with grease and dirt. I have cleaned them with spic and span dap wall cleaner and...
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    both the top and the front of the bar, I've read...

    both the top and the front of the bar, I've read about a conversion varnish for the top or a 2 part epoxy. Will P&L# 38 hold up to lots of abuse on the front of the bar from the top to the floor?
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    no the bar top is wood that is just a metal band

    no the bar top is wood that is just a metal band
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    295035295035295035295035295035295035Ok here are...

    295035295035295035295035295035295035Ok here are some pictures hope this helps
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    Commercial bar finish

    I need to refinish a classic Art Deco bar in a restaurant that I bought. It's about 20 feet long . I have refinished many pieces of furniture and used Pratt and lambert # 38. However I'm not sure...
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    It is the original and it does contain toluene. ...

    It is the original and it does contain toluene. It has not damaged any of the pieces I have done. Although I have used it very sparingly. What would you recommend as a wax?
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    rubbing out a finish

    I am very new to refinishing furniture and have been bitten by the bug. I love it. Now I am the stage after 30 days when its time to rub out the finish. I used pratt and lambert #38 varnish. I had...
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    It is McCloskey Man o War spar vanish. What if I...

    It is McCloskey Man o War spar vanish. What if I go over with it with alkyd varnish? Will the one side I have not finished yet look different if I use alkyd varnish? Or should I just strip it and...
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    Ok Jim thanks, now I am 2/3's done with this...

    Ok Jim thanks, now I am 2/3's done with this armoire. I have the last side to do and the 2 front doors. The only reason I used the spar varnish is because I couldn't find alkyd varnish locally. Two...
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    I took a ride today and went to Rochester NY...

    I took a ride today and went to Rochester NY found a Pratt and Lambert dealer and bought 2 quarts of # 38. I asked the dealer and he told me that yes Sherwin Williams did buy Pratt and Lambert 10...
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    Have you used Pratt and Lambert #38 recently? I...

    Have you used Pratt and Lambert #38 recently? I was told by my independent paint store that it was bought out by Sherwin Williams and is now garbage. So before I buy it have you used it lately?
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    Scott I checked with my local independent paint...

    Scott I checked with my local independent paint store about getting me the Pratt and Lambert #38 varnish. The reply was that it is now owned by Sherwin Williams and is now garbage. Have you used...
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    alykd varnish

    I am having no luck finding alykd varnish, seems no one makes it. I live in upstate ny. I bought and used the last two quarts at my local independent paint store. I'm now using spar varnish...
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