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DIY 20u + Server rack. #3: Sanding and finishing the parts.

05-18-2018 02:27 AM by dbhost | 2 comments »

Not the most detailed, but sanding, and finishing the pieces for the server rack build. https://youtu.be/FkYgSGwSU5Q For those of you interested, this video also features the Grizzly overhead air cleaner running, gives you an idea of how loud it is.

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Finishing, oh finishing, how I loathe thee...

04-07-2013 02:08 AM by Matt Przybylski | 1 comment »

As if I didn’t hate sanding enough, I’m starting to really loathe finishing. I’m making three baby gates for my little girl and there is a lot of spindles involved. Needless to say I am having a nightmare with the finishing process. I first tried spraying them but was getting too many runs as I don’t think my gun was dialed in properly and overspray everywhere because the spindles are pretty thin. I then sanded most of that down to lose the runs and primed it (I didn...

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Spray Finishing #1: Spray Cans

06-28-2012 10:52 PM by captferd | 2 comments »

In my recent blogs I posted videos on a Contemporary Clock that I built. While doing that I found some video I taped while finishing it. The face of the clock was finished with spray cans and the main assembly of the clock was stained with a spray gun. In the first part Ill show how I spray this cool looking stone paint on the face with black buttons.I really love spraying water based stains and dyes and in the next part Ill show you some of the basics to water based finishing.

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A case for spraying finishes #1: Spraying Finishes, Lacquer and Gravity Feed HVLP

12-13-2010 10:24 AM by pintodeluxe | 2 comments »

https://s3.amazonaws.com/vs-lumberjocks.com/ldcxy83.jpg https://s3.amazonaws.com/vs-lumberjocks.com/ldcxwt7.jpg1. You will use much less material because the transfer efficiency is higher. 2. Less noxious overspray.3. Better finish with no orange peel. Actually it is glass smooth, and seems almost automatic to get perfect results. 4. If you accidentally run the cup out of finish, it just quietly stops spraying. Compare this to the sputtering mess created by a siphon gun. 5. Two...

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Shiny things. #1: Discovering Spraying..

09-30-2010 11:50 AM by degoose | 26 comments »

For years I held out.. I love a hand rubbed oil finish… but when I was at the Maryborough Woodshow a while back … a woman wanted to know why my Lazy Larrys were not smooth and shiny like that other bloke’s stuff at the next stand..So I went through the whole rigamarole of how I hand rub the oil finish and how it brings out the grains etc etc… well “If I am going to pay that sort of money, I want it smooth and really shiny!” I then realised that it is not...

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Short Shavings #4: A bird's eye spray job

08-03-2010 11:11 PM by Div | 9 comments »

Finishing is an essential part of building cabinets, but I view it as a necessary evil. Maybe I must change my outlook; they say if something can go wrong it will and that describes my relationship with finishing. I once had a large number of cabinet doors to spray. A spray booth is still a distant dream so sunny windless days and the lawn next to my shop is my version. It went well, I would spray a few doors, carry the ones in the beginning of the line back into the shop, spray some more,...

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Murphy Bed #13: Lacquer applied - first coats

04-29-2009 12:42 PM by Gene47 | 7 comments »

After a couple of days of getting my nerve up to tackle the spraying of lacquer I made the plunge today. I am using ML Campbell’s Pre-Cat Lacquer with a Wagner HVLP Conversion Spray Gun. I did a little practice on a large piece of cardboard and then some more on the inside of the bed frame that will never be seen by anyone. After some tinkering with the controls I finally got a pretty nice pattern. I then sprayed the outer case, headboard, and header with one coat on each side....

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