The only way to achieve a perfectly flat, smooth, defect-free, film surface. other than by the technique of French polishing, is to level and rub the finish with fine abrasives. The process is extremely simple in principle and is usually worth the effort. It can be done on all newly applied film finishes (as opposed to penetrating oil finishes) after they've dried hard. Rubbing will also renew old, dull, even slightly crazed finishes.

It's important to remember that finishes can take a month or more to dry completely. You'll get best results by allowing a finish to dry for at least a month before rubbing.

Begin by leveling the dust nibs, brush lines, orange-peel spray, or other irregularities by sanding the finish with very fine sandpaper—320-grit

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Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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