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Forum topic by Ivan posted 01-03-2012 10:21 PM 1100 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Ivan

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01-03-2012 10:21 PM

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I’m looking at making a few cabinets for my house and I was wondering what experience anyone here has had with Bin Primer. I like it because I can easily spray with my Earlex and it dries super fast (more coats in a day).

I was thinking of maybe even just using it as a white ‘paint’ and just shooting a clear water based urethane over top.

Thoughts?

-Ivan

-- "Do it right the first time, you'll just kick yourself later..."


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NiteWalker

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#1 posted 01-03-2012 11:29 PM

I use and love BIN.
If you decide to clearocat it, make sure it’s compatible with the finish.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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fussy

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#2 posted 01-03-2012 11:30 PM

If you’re thinking of Killz or somesuch, why not?

steve

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#3 posted 01-03-2012 11:38 PM

Go for it.

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Ivan

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#4 posted 01-04-2012 03:57 PM

NiteWalker,

I was thinking since this is a shellac based primer that a water based clear should work ok.

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#5 posted 01-04-2012 06:33 PM

I tried it under crystalac gloss black and it peeled right off.

A quick test with your waterbased finish would answer any concerns though.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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Bill White

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#6 posted 01-04-2012 08:23 PM

Why not plain old shellac? Sparys well, dries fast. Zinsser Seal Coat is what I use most unless there is a need to fill grain.
Bill

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#7 posted 01-04-2012 08:34 PM

+1 on sealcoat.
I use it on every project I build to bring out the color and grain in the wood, sometimes tinted with transtint dyes.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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Ivan

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#8 posted 01-19-2012 07:42 PM

I absolutely love Zinsser Seal Coat, spray it right out of the can. I was thinking that would probably be the best topcoat. I love how it makes the grain come alive and dries quickly so i can get several coats on in a day.

I’ll post pics as I progress.

-- "Do it right the first time, you'll just kick yourself later..."

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