|Forum topic by dusttodust||posted 07-17-2013 09:01 AM||977 views||0 times favorited||7 replies|
07-17-2013 09:01 AM
Hey guys. Here is an MDF finishing question. I am new to Lumberjocks…so hope I have presented this as clearly as possible. I have referenced your forums many times and found responses very useful, so hopefully I can get some good feedback!
I am building a shoe rack/bookshelf of cubbies (like you would see in a bowling alley) out of MDF. I am wanting to paint (well, it does not have to be paint) but I would like the inside of all the cubby holes to be an opaque color with a high gloss HOWEVER, I want to leave the rest of the piece finished in a clear finish (this includes the exposed edges at the front.
I am wondering 3 different things:
Any experience with what NOT to do or what DOES NOT work is also very helpful.