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Forum topic by Boon posted 09-03-2008 08:52 PM 5595 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Boon

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09-03-2008 08:52 PM

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Ok, so i poured some bar top epoxy, the kit Lowe’s sells and I don’t think I did it right, although i don’t know how i could have messed it up. Anyway, some of it got on parts of the table I don’t want it on and never fully dried. now it is like a thin goop or glue that wont sand off, hard to scrape off.

has anyone had this issue before and is there a chemical i can use to remove it without harming the wood?

thanks!

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motthunter

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#1 posted 09-03-2008 10:00 PM

i have seen it, and you can grind it off then resand hte whole deal.. Sounds nutty to use a grinder on wood, but if you get a Kutzall wheel for a 4 1/2” grinder and you take your time, you can get it all off.

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lazyfiremaninTN

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#2 posted 09-04-2008 01:11 AM

I just got done making a new base for a table for a buddy that had a tabletop covered with that stuff and some old event tickets put in it. I used a chisel to pop off the crap the guy that had done it left.

-- Adrian ..... The 11th Commandment...."Thou Shalt Not Buy A Wobble Dado"

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Slacker

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#3 posted 09-04-2008 03:32 AM

Yep, those hateful globs on the other side. Use a old chisel, but you need to sharpen it a bit. Cuts through the stuff like butter.

-- Adapt, improvise, overcome

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