Re: Is there a UK version of Varathane?
- Hiya....I used Klear by Johnsons but it's now out of production...I've also got another Johnsons floor shine product but the name escapes me atm...I'll check when I pop into my studio later.....U can also use modeling varnish...again I'll check out the name of it for you!
Karen AKA KizzyBeads
--- In UKPolyClay@yahoogroups.com, "Anne" <annieglypta@...> wrote:
> Hello, I apologize in advance in case this message is duplicated. I
> posted a question before I got my group welcome email. I'm from
> Nottinghamshire in the UK and new to this group and wonder if anyone can
> help me with this question please? I keep reading about Varathane
> diamond varnish and know that we can't get this here. I would suspect
> that it is just like Ronseal water based / polyurethane type of thing,
> but am reluctant to try it in case it reacts badly with the polymer
> clay. I would normally use Johnson's Klear floor finish, but find that
> it turns the metallic powders green and dulls metal leaf as well as
> being a bit too thin for some projects. I have also come across a
> product called Diamond Glaze, but again, this appears to be unobtainable
> in the UK. I would be really grateful if anyone in the UK knows of a
> good substitute for these items, bearing in mind, the problems with the
> metallic finishes that I sometimes use.
> Many thanks
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