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Forum topic by steve posted 06-27-2014 12:03 AM 939 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-27-2014 12:03 AM

I have a Table Top in for a re-finish.

The Table was originally a high gloss finish…Mirror High Gloss, from the Factory (I have the Original leaf).

The customer had done/or did, a repair, and a sub-par poly top coat over Lacquer.

Upon getting the table top in the shop, and sanding, I found the prior repair, done incorrectly.

The table was obviously damaged at some point, and that is what “may have” prompted the amateur finish attempt, either by the owner (who claim they know nothing of the damage), or was damaged by the last finish(er) attempt.

Whatever, I dunno…but the table had a crack at the corner of the leaf opening, and was sanded through the veneer.

1st – I sanded off the old Poly that was on top of the factory lacquer.

Found the repair, and re-repaired.

I have “matched” stained the area’s of attention.

Next – 5 coats of sanded between (400g – 1200g) General finishes High performance Poly Gloss…after 5th coat = buff/polish with orbital buffer pad, after 2 week hardening time.
I am hoping for the “best”/?
Ha ~:)

*I am using 800 grit Mirka, with a hand 1200 grit between each coat…on the FOURTH coat 7/3/14.

-- steve/USA

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#1 posted 06-30-2014 09:15 PM

update –
fixed old repaired area:
and have 2nd coat of GF HP gloss on:

-- steve/USA

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#2 posted 07-03-2014 11:25 PM

Fourth coat of Gloss:

Mirka orbital 800 grit…then hand sand 1200 grit, between each coat..

-- steve/USA

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#3 posted 07-04-2014 12:33 AM

And it looks great! Can’t believe you completely “erased” the damage to the corner.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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