outdoor use for luan

kyle_2008July 31, 2008

I have recently built a mini ramp for skateboarding and i used luan will it hold up outdoors i cover it when im done but one of the 4 sheets is starting to bubble in a little spot and what is the differnce between varnish vs. shellac please comment as soon as you can

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Luan is usually a cheap ply, there are indoor and outdoor grades.

"You can get exterior luan (meranti) with phenolic glue. It will have the letter p before the grade (usually bbcc). You can also get pressure treated marine ply."

Here is a link that might be useful: Difference between varnish and shellac

    Bookmark   July 31, 2008 at 11:00AM
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I just painted the ramp with spar urathane it just dried and seems to be working it just started to rain i i put a tarp over it to ensure it gets the recomended drying time

    Bookmark   July 31, 2008 at 3:11PM
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how much is exterior luan (meranti)the stuff i bought was $13 at home depo a sheet

    Bookmark   July 31, 2008 at 5:28PM
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