Basic HVLP

Spray Techniques

How to succeed at spraying a waterborne finish

When it comes to finishing, we're all looking for easy answers that give professional results. Shooting waterborne finishes with a high volume, low pressure (HVLP) turbine sprayer is quick and safe and the results look like a thousand bucks.

Spraying is a whole craft in itself. This step-by-step guide will help you avoid the most common pitfalls.

Waterborne Finishes Are User-Friendly

Waterborne finishes are clearly the best choice for spraying in a home shop. You get most of the benefits of sprayed lacquer or polyurethane without needing an explosion-proof exhaust fan or explosion-proof lights. Waterborne finishes generally dry to the touch in 10 minutes, and you can often re-coat in less than an hour.

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