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Old 06-20-2010, 11:52 AM   #1
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I made a large wooden box that I am making a toy out of. My six year old son is going to play hard with this toy. I want a paint that will last a long time and not chip. I was thinking of a high gloss paint. If that will not work, I guess I can go with latex. Any thoughts?

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Your basic laquer spray paint will last longer than any latex.

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A 100% acrylic enamel semi-gloss
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Your basic laquer spray paint will last longer than any latex.
Yup...if you want to spray
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A 100% acrylic enamel semi-gloss
Yup...if you want to brush
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Old 06-21-2010, 02:30 PM   #5
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ok, deal. I do pretty good with spray. I will use play acrylic. I was thinking of four coats with the use of 600 steel wool between coats. If that is not good, please let me know.

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