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Varnish question

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In several places the varnish on my boat has been gouged.  Some of the varnish is 7 or 8 coats thick so with only a light sanding there will be a divot.  What is the best way to repair the finish and restore the varnish? 

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The traditional way to fix this would be to apply 8 spot coats then feather and then overcoat the entire piece to cover the lap marks. In todays world you would have the option to use an epoxy that would still need multiple coats of varnish over it to provide UV protection. Either way the repairs are often still noticeable because the colors will not match perfectly.

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