LumberJocks

Hydrocote failure

  • Advertise with us

« back to Finishing forum

Forum topic by Islandguy posted 555 days ago 582 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View Islandguy's profile

Islandguy

25 posts in 2036 days


555 days ago

I built this trestle table out of cherry ~20 years ago and used Hydrocote lacquer to finish it. The table top has held up quite well except for this one spot where it is peeling…not sure how to fix this? Any thoughts?

Jim


5 replies so far

View crank49's profile (online now)

crank49

3339 posts in 1574 days


#1 posted 555 days ago

Can’t you disolve laquer with laquer thinner and there by repair this spot by blending more laquer into the spot.

-- Michael :-{| “If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.” ― A H

View SamuraiSaw's profile

SamuraiSaw

442 posts in 567 days


#2 posted 555 days ago

Hydrocote is water-borne. I used some about the same timeframe, it was new at the time.

-- Artisan Woodworks of Texas.... www.awwtx.com

View Clint Searl's profile

Clint Searl

1390 posts in 964 days


#3 posted 555 days ago

Not worth trying to fix. Do it right. Strip and refinish.

-- Clint Searl.............We deserve what we tolerate

View Islandguy's profile

Islandguy

25 posts in 2036 days


#4 posted 554 days ago

Stripping is probably the best way to repair the top…any suggestions on what to use for stripping on a water based product…a chemical stripper followed by sanding, etc…?
Thanks for any input!

View Clint Searl's profile

Clint Searl

1390 posts in 964 days


#5 posted 554 days ago

Citrustrip. Don’t sand.

-- Clint Searl.............We deserve what we tolerate

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase