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Forum topic by jeff posted 04-21-2013 06:10 PM 618 views 1 time favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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jeff

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04-21-2013 06:10 PM

so last night i tried ca finish for pens and it wasn’t to difficult at all,very shiny but not a complete smooth surface…should i sand with some micro mesh after the last coat?,i did apply 4 coats of ca…thx…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.


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Wildwood

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#1 posted 04-21-2013 08:49 PM

I have wet sanded/polished with micromesh on some CA finished pens but not all.

-- Bill

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pwalter

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#2 posted 04-21-2013 08:54 PM

Yupp, I usually start at 600 grit to smooth the surface, then work through the micromesh to give the pen a glossy finish.

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#3 posted 04-22-2013 01:15 AM

I recommend my process : )

It’s at YouTube.com/grub32

Look for the ca finish video perfect every time and smooth as glass

Grub

-- Science Teacher by Day, Wood Butcher by Night!!

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jeff

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#4 posted 04-22-2013 03:20 AM

thx everyone,i will check out your video grub32…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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