Thanks Thanks:  0
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Wood wing varnish

  1. #1

    Join Date
    Jan 2019
    Posts
    1
    Post Thanks / Like

    Wood wing varnish

    Ready to assemble the WA j3 wing. Looking for advice on how to do the varnish job. Is there an better/easier way than small brush and lots of patience?
    Should I do the ribs before final assembly?

  2. #2
    RVBottomly's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2017
    Location
    Asotin County Washington (KLWS)
    Posts
    551
    Post Thanks / Like
    Partly it depends on the varnish you are using. Is it epoxy-based?

    I think it would be important not to varnish any place you intend to use adhesives, like the spar/rib attachment points.

    FWIW, I've varnished and/or epoxy-varnished entire boat interiors in an afternoon. I plan to do my wing in similar amount of time--after assembly, although I'd probably put an application on areas under metal fittings prior to assembly.
    Likes mike mcs repair liked this post

Similar Threads

  1. My 64 pound wood wing
    By Marty57 in forum Experimental Cubs
    Replies: 99
    Last Post: 09-11-2014, 11:40 PM
  2. New floorboards... Varnish or epoxy varnish..
    By bgriffel in forum Tips and Tricks
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 06-12-2013, 11:17 AM
  3. Progress on my wood wing
    By Marty57 in forum Experimental Cubs
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: 12-20-2012, 02:15 PM
  4. wood spar wing
    By donnuts in forum Member to Member
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 10-15-2007, 11:31 AM

Bookmarks

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •