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Forum topic by wallyginter1 posted 04-30-2015 06:21 PM 614 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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wallyginter1

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04-30-2015 06:21 PM

Iv been using a variety of oils on my recent projects and it really brings out the grain but what imm looking for is something preferably spray on that provides a shell aroud he work piece. I have also tried some spray on laquers and varnishes but they just seem to streak

-- Wally Ginter


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Wildwood

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#1 posted 04-30-2015 06:48 PM

Are you using spray can or spray gun? Are you spraying over an already applied oil finish? Hard to figure out whether problem is product you are using and or technique.

-- Bill

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wallyginter1

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#2 posted 04-30-2015 07:06 PM

I have been using spray can premium decor lacquer and it seems to streak with the grain and it was on barewood

-- Wally Ginter

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bbasiaga

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#3 posted 04-30-2015 07:14 PM

Perhaps you are too close to the work with the can when spraying.

-Brian

-- Part of engineering is to know when to put your calculator down and pick up your tools.

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gridlockd

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#4 posted 04-30-2015 08:28 PM

try putting a coat of sanding sealer on prior to the lacquer. it’ll seal the woodgrain so you can get an even coat of lacquer. I noticed with some of my turnings that i was getting that “streaking” effect sometimes. sanding sealer did the trick for me. JM2C

-- Gridlockd

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Wildwood

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#5 posted 04-30-2015 08:38 PM

I would lightly sand with 220 or 320 grit until streaks are gone and try spraying again! JMHO would not use sanding sealer now because you do not want to sand all the way back to bare wood.

-- Bill

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Dark_Lightning

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#6 posted 05-03-2015 01:57 AM



Perhaps you are too close to the work with the can when spraying.

-Brian

- bbasiaga

Yes, sounds more like runs, which are easy with lacquer. A pic would help immensely.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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