brush or roll oil base paint

Old 09-19-08, 01:34 PM
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brush or roll oil base paint

what would cover exterior plywood best rolling or brushing on oil base paint i put on a primer and covered with exterior oil paint but the brush marks show not a smoth finish ? I used a good poly and oil brush . If using a roller what type of roller ? I seem to run into sales people of no knowledge . Main question is rooler best or brush
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A low nap roller will give you the smoothest results.
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Use a short nap roller and "lay it off" with by lightly smoothing the roller stipple smooth with the tips of a good quality brush.
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Originally Posted by jon-jax View Post
I used a good poly
please explain

What type of plywood? what is the finished prduct?

1/4" mohair roller cover will give the best results when rolling oil enamel although most any quality roller cover followed by 'tipping out' the paint with a brush will give good results.

My first thought on ths thread was it may just need another coat of paint. Sanding between coats of paint always results in a smoother finish.

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