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08-12-2014 04:16 PM

Does spraying on a finish waste a lot? Or is it just me? - 4 replies

I have only made a few pieces of furniture and I have, either used a rattle can or I sprayed on the finish. I have also sprayed on dye and also wiped on stain. On one item A small tv stand I sprayed on a dye, it was maple and I wanted it dark. I know it’s not the smartest way to do go. I am learning, slowly that is. I sprayed on a g...

01-08-2014 05:51 PM

Electrical question, running a couple of 120 line off of a 240 circuit - 7 replies

Break box is pretty much full and it’s a rats nest from the previous electricians and home owners, so I don’t want to mess with it right now. Eventually I will just replace the panel with something wire more space. In my garage I have 40 amp 240 line (8-3 wire, 3 conductors and a ground) for an air compressor. The compressor isn...

09-05-2013 08:05 PM

Airless handheld or HVLP (compressor not turbine) - 0 replies

I have never sprayed stains, dyes, or top coats. I have airbrushed a little and used an airless to spray latex. I have a tv stand that I made with maple, but would like to have a dark espresso finish. Yeah I know not the ideal choice, but it was what was easily available at the time to get. I have a General Finishes dye stain and clear t...

12-20-2012 08:45 PM

Question on dust collection when using a separator - 1 reply

I think this questions applies more to a shop vac and separator than a dust collector, but it may apply to both. Would it make sense to put a relief valve in between the point of dust collection and the separator? The reason I ask is that more separators rely on the velocity and centrifugal forces to separate the dust from the air. Most of ...


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