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Testing varnish made 24.07.2016

posted 5 Aug 2016, 08:14 by Peter Grankulla   [ updated 5 Aug 2016, 08:25 ]
The varnish is phenomenal, its an improvement in applying properties and beauty. More red even if the colophpony was cooked longer - 3 h vs. 4.5 h compared to varnish cooked 27.07.2015. So the more brownish that I thought was from 3 h cooking, was actually due to less stirring and higher temperature at the bottom of the saucepan. Next time I will find a better one with thicker bottom.

This is a first test, thin without colors on white maple sealed with gelatin: