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Topic: What is the safest varnish to put over acrylic painted wood toys?  (Read 747 times)
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fairydustwings
« on: June 01, 2008 10:27:50 AM »

I am painting wood toys for my daughters and am curious if you could recommend a non toxic varnish to put over the acrylic paint. Thanks so much : )
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« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2008 05:34:49 PM »

Probably the safest thing would be not to varnish at all, but use a wax, and the buff it to a shine. You could even use a bees wax, and that would be non toxic.
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« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2008 10:32:11 PM »

But that won't work on Acrylics, right?

I would probably forgo the acrylics and use natural varnish. But if your daughter is past the "I'll put anything in my mouth" phase, just use acrylics and ask in the DIY which varnish is recommended for toys.
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