Mike My apologies, I read your Post rather Hastily,
I didn't see where you put JUST stain on top of the varnish
Stain will never dry it needs a top coat which is what i thought was being
tacky and not completely drying.
When doing refinishing work and Or recoation work the top coat sometimes
does not get completely hard and stays tacky to the touch
What I mentioned happens to be a cure for it, Don't know why but it does
Especially on Shellac and Varnish.
I doubt that you will not find this in the books that are written by the so
called Guros of finishing geared to the novice market.
Either way it will cause no harm to what you have.
What you need to do is get a coat of topcoat on it problem is if you are
brushing the brush will pick up the stain and cause a bigger mess than what
Best bet is to wash the stain off with Mineral spirits , Go back to Go do
not collect the 200.00 and start over again.
When Company comes blame it on the weather and after the holidays you have
to do it all over again,
But when you do Get a little Info on the proper way to do it.
Good Luck, and Merry Christmas to all, and to all goodnight,
Mike G. is entirely correct (as usual!). Do it right. Having
just recently redone the bathroom floor in my place, (it was CARPETED
wall-to-wall!) I can only say take time enough to do it permanently
and correctly. In my case, the damn carpet even covered the
Were I in your shoes, I'd have covered the floor with a throw rug
'til the holidays were over. Pulling the terlet is very simple
and straight forward. At least you didn't have two wax rings
to deal with, (I hope!) as I did, until the project was completed
I hope all will go well for you.
I hugged my toilet......
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