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Polycrylic drip marks after sanding

by GCY
posted 09-12-2016 12:53 AM


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woodbutcherbynight

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#1 posted 09-12-2016 02:37 AM

When you sprayed this was the board upright? Based on the drips I am guessing yes. For large areas such as this I try to put the finish on and then get the largest surface area face up. I have run into this on a rare occasion spraying something too heavy that was on end and had to start over, i,.e. drawers. If you have ever seen someone that is in a hurry to use a spray can paint job they get it on and leave, same result. Before it can dry it sags, runs and looks terrible. Now if you wanted to have runs on purpose you would have had a flat nice surface. That would be Murphy screwing with you. (laughng)

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pintodeluxe

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#2 posted 09-12-2016 03:17 AM

The trouble with aggressive sanding is you will probably remove the paint in some areas. If it were shellac or lacquer, you could keep sanding and top coating and it would even out. Poly doesn’t work that way.

I would sand back to bare wood, and start the process over. Good luck with it.

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