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Forum topic by auggy53 posted 04-12-2012 12:11 AM 956 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-12-2012 12:11 AM

im trying to put a new clear coat on 3 cabinet doors and i cant get poly to go on right , it keeps puddling . ive sanded all the finish off down to the stain and spray it again and it keeps puddling like its to much poly . ive tryed laquer and it does the same thing .

any ideas on whats going on ?


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#1 posted 04-12-2012 12:44 AM

Sounds like you have a contaminate on your doors. I would wipe them down with naphtha and then shoot a coat of de-wazed shellac to work as a sealer and to have something for your top finish to hold on too. If you can try a test piece first, this should work for poly or lacquer.

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#2 posted 04-12-2012 07:13 PM

i agree. wipe ‘em down an use some freshly mixed 1 lb cut dewaxed shellac. try on a test piece with slightly different viscosity and check your distance form the wood.

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