Painting over Varnished Wood?

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No, you cannot paint over varnished wood. Painting over varnished wood causes the paint to peel off the surface within a short period of time. For best results remove the varnish by using a paint stripper thereafter you can paint.
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1. Sand the varnished wood with 220-grit sandpaper. This helps remove the topmost layer of gloss and oil from the wood. 2. Clean the sanded surface with a trisodium phosphate cleaning
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1. Clean the area you wish to repaint completely with a good household cleaner. You can go over the area with a scouring pad as you clean. Clean and wipe away as much residue as possible
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You will need to rough the varnish up with sandpaper then use a bonding primer.
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To paint wood paneling first fill in the grooves. You can use joint compound to fill them in. Smooth the filler & leave it to dry then lightly sand over the fill in with sandpaper
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1. Sand the varnished wood with 220-grit sandpaper. This helps remove the topmost layer of gloss and oil from the wood. 2. Clean the sanded surface with a trisodium ...
1. Sand the varnished wood with 220-grit sandpaper. This helps remove the topmost layer of gloss and oil from the wood. 2. Clean the sanded surface with a trisodium ...
1. Sand the varnished wood with 220-grit sandpaper. This helps remove the topmost layer of gloss and oil from the wood. 2. Clean the sanded surface with a trisodium ...
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