What is the best clear coat sealer on painted MDF?

25 Jan 2014
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United Kingdom
Hi all,

I am making a toy box for my god daughter out of MDF. It has routed edges so I am going to prime it all with Zinsser Bulls Eye 123 and give a coat of Zinsser Perma-White. I would like to pick out some details on the box in baby pink but I'm not sure which paint to get for this. I was thinking of tinting the Perma-White but I am not sure what to use to do this or if you can even tint the Perma-White that much.

As it is a toy box and is going to get some abuse i would like to give it a protective clear coat but all the varnishes I am seeing seem to be for bare wood. Does anyone have any recommendations on which clear coat to use and which sort of paint to use for the part I want to paint in pink.

Thanks Dan
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