HELP..Garden fence/gate paint

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  1. capney

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    As you see from the picture it is a factory made planed timber panel with a gate just to the right. It is secured to Oak posts cemented into the ground. It came with a dipped finish of some sort and since then I have treated it with a clear treatment. Now it needs some TLC.
    I'm baffled over what to use. I read that most finishes are water based and for use on rough timber and not recommended for planed.......Help.[​IMG]
    confused.Robert.
     
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    A bit different to your gate Capney but I have an oak plaque with my house number on it. The original coating on it bled and left stains on my house walls so I sanded it down and gave it a few coats of colour varnish, it worked a treat. :)
     
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    Gate looks like it needs yacht varnish, the stuff you need thinners to clean the brush,bit of a rub with sand paper med grit along the grain,jobs a gooden
     
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    Sound advise taken onboard.... Thanks guys.
     
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