Protection for Wooden Pram bottom

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  1. Bradley Miller

    Bradley Miller Dances with fish

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    Shellac? Thats not really an outdoor coating. Why not use resin?
     
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    Actually I wasn't sure if shellac or clear coat would be any good. I haven't had much experience with applying resins. But have decided to go with a laminate cover on the runners. Just have to wait until it warms a bit. As soon as it's on I will post some pics and keep you updated on how it works out.
    Thanks for all the help and suggestions.
     
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    Epoxy won't really adhere to Brightsides Polyurethane.
     
  4. Bradley Miller

    Bradley Miller Dances with fish

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    Hm. What does? Shellac isn't the answer.
     
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    I think he has to go with the advice in the thread. Some wood, plastic or metal strips.
     
  6. Bradley Miller

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    Maybe some phenolic plastic strips?
     
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    Excellent summary, Patrick. We do tend to over-analyze a bit here, don't we? Whatever is handy is also a good answer.