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Old 04-29-2008, 10:19 PM
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what product does the high end boat builders use on there interior wood to make it so glossy.
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I have done a few Buick Estate wagons and used Epiphans (sp?) Very high gloss and gives the wood a rich color to. I have been told spar varnish is the best for wood but i think for the bright gloss you need to use a polyurethane.
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The little known secret is that you need to properly seal the wood before you put the top coat on. Try this stuff:

http://duratec1.com/dp01.html

I prefer to use a polyester top coat too it can be repaired easily. It builds up good so you can buff and polish it to a wet look finish:

http://duratec1.com/dp05.html

A lot of the ultra high end yards use this stuff
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I also used Epifans on my Sportfish and it turnout awesome. I would wet sand it and then buff it and it looked like water.
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