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    Just about finished a wooden train for the Granddaughter. Engine, caboose and 7 cars that spell BRIANNA. The paint used is non-toxic but left a dull look to everything. Any suggestions on applying a gloss finish that is still child-safe?

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    I just went to Google and typed in "non-toxic polyurethane" and surprisingly 473 results came up. There's one on the first page listed on that looks promising for your project. I hope this helps.

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    • #3
      Mike--I use a spray on gloss made by krylon & available from Walmart. I use this for finishing off duck & fish decoys & childrens puzzles painted with acrylics. I believe the numbers are either 1301 or 1303. Takes 2 or 3 coats.


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        I use what Randy does or Deft Gloss lacquer.
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          have no idea if this would work on wood but for models I spray or dip them in future acrylic floor wax it dries hard and is extremly glossy as far as being non toxic I have no idea all the bottle says is not to get solution in eyes ext......... so when its dry my guess would be its safe HTH
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