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Tony B
10-17-2012, 08:06 PM
Which would you use on interior woodwork and why?

OLD HOUSEBOATER
10-18-2012, 09:25 AM
Urethane Holds up better.

Down side is it's harder to get off to refinish 10 years later.

Ike
10-19-2012, 09:31 PM
Urethane. It lasts far longer and doesn't have to be redone every year like Varnish. Varnish turns yellow over time, Urethane doesn't. It takes a lot of skill and patience to do a good varnish job without runs. Urethane goes on easier and is less likely to run and it dries faster. Frankly I think Urethane looks better.