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Forum topic by MrRon posted 10-01-2016 08:46 PM 283 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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MrRon

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10-01-2016 08:46 PM

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I want to seal end grain wood so I can apply a paint finish that will be smooth with no grain showing. What is best for this. I heard CA glue works, but how do you apply it without your fingers being glued to the wood?


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#1 posted 10-01-2016 08:57 PM

I’ve used drywall “spackle” to seal endgrain on MDF before painting. It worked great, is cheap, and easy to sand and clean up.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#2 posted 10-01-2016 09:58 PM

Tightbond glue mixed with sawdust from the same wood.

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