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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-16-2008, 11:59 AM Thread Starter
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DIY light fixture

I'm finishing up my light hood and was wondering if I should poly the inside or paint it with a marine grade paint? Not for reflection but water protection. I will be buying a reflector.


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I'm assuming your talking about a wooden hood. You can use either one, just make sure you seal all exposed surfaces, especially the end grain. With the poly, put on multiple coats.

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Yes a wood hood. I plan on putting 3 coats. Just wasn't sure about heat.

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