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Tool Tip #5: Painters Tape Test No 2

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Blog entry by robscastle posted 09-02-2013 10:31 PM 877 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 4: Painters Tape Test Sample Part 5 of Tool Tip series Part 6: Dye and Painters Tape Test No 3 and final »

I conducted a second test with wood dye after reading a post by badcrayon suggesting using Sanding Sealer to assist in masking the dye area.

Here are the results I obtained.

Picture No 1: The product used and the test Sample

Picture No 2: Sanding sealer applied below the first tape

Picture No 3: The first tape relocated to the top of the sealer edge

Picture No 4: A second tape applied to bare timber above the test area.

Picture No 5: The dye applied with a pad/wad.

Picture No 6: The results with both tapes removed from the test area.

Conclusion:

Looks like the application of sanding sealer in conjunction with Painters Tape is effective in preventing weeping and produces a far better result than any painters tape used on its own from the stocks I have used.

-- Regards Robert



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jumbojack

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#1 posted 09-02-2013 11:20 PM

If you were to introduce a small groove an incision actually on the line it effectively stops the intrusion of dye to the unwanted area. I used this method on the Woodwhisper rocking horse build with great success.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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#2 posted 09-03-2013 12:04 AM

Thanks very much for your scientific testing; it’ll come in handy.

-- Mother Nature talks, I try to listen

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#3 posted 09-03-2013 01:15 AM

OK Thanks Jumbojack,

The result looks like a good result there, standby for test No 3

-- Regards Robert

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#4 posted 09-03-2013 12:21 PM

Thnk you and jumbojack for you tests and info

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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