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Notes on French polishing

06-03-2012 08:15 AM by Beezle | 4 comments »

Why French polish? For about a third of the projects I do, there is usually one surface that I like to do what I call a “guitar” finish. That is, perfectly flat, clear and shiny. As in, how most guitars are finished. The hunt for chatoyancy . And I have tried every path I could find to achieve that just short of spraying nc lacquer, which I am not going to bother with. The biggest disappointment for me has been water based “lacquer.” Not hard to work with. Used the best spray equipment I could find, tried several products, etc. and found a path to create the finish I wanted, but the mess that is spraying along with problems that always seem to crop up later a...

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