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Forum topic by HTown posted 09-25-2017 12:58 PM 533 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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HTown

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09-25-2017 12:58 PM

Topic tags/keywords: finish drawer wax lacquer sapele maple spray hvlp

This isn’t the usual “finish or no finish” question on drawers. I’ve read the threads where folks present the merits of both approaches.

I’m planning to spray lacquer on a cabinet that I’ve built. (Sapele face with maple sides). When it comes to the drawer, I want to spray the face and wax the rest. I’m thinking some masking tape a few inches back and then do a light sanding to remove any overspray.

Any other thoughts on how to avoid the overspray on the parts I plan to wax?


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#1 posted 09-25-2017 02:34 PM

Put painter’s tape along the edges and then wrap and tape the rest with newspaper or craft paper to completely protect it.

-- Half of what we read or hear about finishing is right. We just don’t know which half! — Bob Flexner

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#2 posted 09-25-2017 09:21 PM

Couldn’t you use a masking machine?

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#3 posted 09-27-2017 11:05 AM

Thanks for the ideas.

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