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Old 02-03-2013, 02:43 PM   #1
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Topcoat over acrylic latex

I have made a wooden train table for my 2.5 year old son. I primed it with Sherwin Williams acrylic latex primer followed by two coats of color acrylic latex. It has dried about a week indoors and i scuffed it with a scotchbrite pad. My wife is pushing me to spray the topcoat (Minwax water based Polycrylic) but I don't want to do this prematurely and ruin the project. Have I given this enough time to cure and is it ready to topcoat??


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Old 02-03-2013, 03:27 PM   #2
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Sounds like the finish paint was finish paint... why do you want to put a clear onit?


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Old 02-03-2013, 03:28 PM   #3
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If it is dried for a week then it is ready for the top-coat.I agree with BJ-I wouldn't use a poly all you need is a good quality paint.
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I agree, why bother?
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