Marine varnish on painted counter tops?

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I love faux painting my countertops. I will be doing the kitchen ones and can I use marine varnish to seal and protect them?

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  • Ann Cherkas Halstead Ann Cherkas Halstead on Jul 16, 2018

    Yes. This is the best.

  • Landsharkinnc Landsharkinnc on Jul 16, 2018

    or a liquid epoxy -- it's a 2 part product -- like 'bar top' sealer

  • Dmotan Dmotan on Jul 16, 2018

    You may like faux painting but I would hesitate if I were you. Every day looking at it can become tiresome. Also, not that you should care, but faux painting stopped n the 90s. I am sure you are a very creative person and can come up with a better alternative.

  • Elizabeth Elizabeth on Jul 16, 2018

    Well thank you. I do faux granite on my countertops, which is the latest craze. Also my question was about a sealer. See below

  • William William on Jul 16, 2018

    You can but it may need to be redone as it wears away. Also would not be heat or food safe. Use cutting cutting boards. Better to use a countertop paint kit. They are epoxy based and last a long time.

    • Elizabeth Elizabeth on Jul 17, 2018

      Thank you William. That is exactly what I will do. You saved me from making a Hugh mistake!!!