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sealer for oil lamp

updated wed 10 jun 98


Phyllis E. Tilton on sun 7 jun 98

What is used to seal ceramic oil lamps? I know it has been discussed before
when I didn't need it--now I need to make the lamps and do not want to ruin
someone's furniture,etc. Seems I remember varnish, shellac, or what??
Thanks in advance.

Phyllis Tilton

DEBORAH K FERREE on tue 9 jun 98

I have found clear lacquer to be the best. Usually don't glaze inside.
Just pour in lacquer and drain well. Kerosene even sweats thru > 10 glazed
stoneware. Seal inside of all temp. clay pots used for kerosene.

Deb-Bolivar, OH