Blog #17:Putting on the Varnish

Blog #17:  Putting on the Varnish

Hello! Sorry my blogs have been few and far between lately.. busy summer of which I am thankful.

I have finished scraping the binding with the commission I am working on. Now I have been applying the varnish. I use a spirit varnish of my own for a sealer. I then use an oil varnish to finish.  This too, is a slow process.  I apply a thin coat per day or sometimes every other day..it needs time to dry.  I find this varnish to be completely transparent and of the most beautiful quality.

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