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Timm Miller


Post by Timm Miller »

When I go to paint certain bottom, bow seam......will I do this before glassing?

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Graham Knight
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No, paint after glassing, otherwise the resin won't penetrate the wood and the glass skin will peel off later on.
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Also, do NOT glass over an oil based stain - only water based stains will allow adhesion between the wood and glass. If you've already slipped and put down an oil based stain, simply sand it enough to break the surface. Then you'll have enough adhesion.
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