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Forum topic by ckorkyrun89 posted 09-08-2016 04:03 PM 252 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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ckorkyrun89

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09-08-2016 04:03 PM

Yesterday, I used a compressed air spray gun to spray Kilz original primer on a project that I am working on. I sprayed about 1/3 of a gallon on a cabinet that only had about 80 square feet of surface area leading me to believe that way too much of the primer ended up in the air.

The can specifically said not to thin, but I think that part of the problem was that the primer was too thick for spraying.

What kind of primer would typically be used for painting a piece of wood furniture with a compressed air spray gun?


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#1 posted 09-08-2016 04:41 PM

Shellac works good as a primer/sealer before painting. It dries quickly, so I would not spray it; just brush it on; light sanding after dry; re-coat if necessary.

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#2 posted 09-08-2016 07:04 PM

is it water base or shellac base ,, see what it says to clean it up with, and this will tell us,

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#3 posted 09-08-2016 08:50 PM

It said to clean up with Mineral Spirits or Acetone.

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