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04-02-09, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,848
Posted By leewaytoo

we have double pane windows. still, i decided...

we have double pane windows.
still, i decided to try to save even more heat.
i measured each window opening and then subtracted
1/8 inch in the width and height measurements and then
used furring...
11-19-06, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,335
Posted By leewaytoo

if you apply the natural putty now you will ...

if you apply the natural putty now you will
have to sand it flat, and in doing so sand stain off
from surrounding area.
it is tricky but doable.
try to add the stain to the natural minwax putty...
11-19-06, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,335
Posted By leewaytoo

did you use minwax natural putty? was it the...

did you use minwax natural putty?
was it the type that you let dry and sand,
or is it the type you use after applying all finish and
then fill the holes with coloured putty.

try using minwaw...
11-11-06, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,016
Posted By leewaytoo

two questions, 3way and whole house surge protection

hi,

house built in 55
three way switch in garage for overhead light.
i wanted to change out what looks like original
switches from 55.
the three way switch i purchased looks the same
with the...
09-07-06, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,009
Posted By leewaytoo

glass block windows

hi,
i will be replacing two garage windows/ 50 yr old single pane,
with glass block.
have read various online installation help sites.

was curious if anyone has experience with installation of...
08-14-06, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,049
Posted By leewaytoo

maybe just fill the areas with wood putty and...

maybe just fill the areas with wood putty and sand
smooth.
first strip the top
then fill areas with putty
sand level
stain top
apply two coats poly or urethane and sand 220
tack
use oil based...
08-14-06, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,186
Posted By leewaytoo

have you tried to remove everything from the...

have you tried to remove everything from the table top
and let it dry/air out?
can you move the finish with your finger where it is "sticky"?
if you can move the finish then you most likely will...
08-14-06, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,155
Posted By leewaytoo

are you sure that everything except the table top...

are you sure that everything except the table top is just
stained?
if it is stained and then has a finish on it. your "white wash"
will fail.
although if you use a green pad to scuff up the...
08-14-06, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,244
Posted By leewaytoo

could it be that the areas that had finished...

could it be that the areas that had finished "chipped" off
were bleached by the sun?
if so, maybe try to bleach the whole table top.
rinse with water then sand 220
the area that you said was...
04-22-06, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,638
Posted By leewaytoo

strip and sand end grain. use 60 grit use...

strip and sand end grain.
use 60 grit
use bleach for whole table
if you cant get the end grain where you
want it, then maybe just paint the end grain a
matching colour to whatever stain you...
Replies: 13
Views: 9,640
Posted By leewaytoo

"Just open both cans. Pour about half a can into...

"Just open both cans. Pour about half a can into the pail, then pour half of the pother on top of it. Then pour the rest of the first can into the second. Pour about half of the pail into the second...
Replies: 7
Views: 2,232
Posted By leewaytoo

mark would a tinted oil based primer be ...

mark
would a tinted oil based primer be
comparable to a tinted oil based
final coat paint product?
in regards to durability.
Replies: 13
Views: 9,640
Posted By leewaytoo

if your paint job is going to take multiple...

if your paint job is going to take multiple gallons,
why not do as mark has suggested previously.
use a clean 5 gal. bucket
a roller screen that hangs on the inside of the
bucket. no trays to...
Replies: 3
Views: 2,066
Posted By leewaytoo

maybe use a white wash oil based stain for the...

maybe use a white wash oil based stain for
the treads?
maybe stain some sand? and sprinkle into the
poly or exterior acrylic? after either painting white
or staining white.
04-12-06, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 755
Posted By leewaytoo

if the piece that was installed wrong is in the...

if the piece that was installed wrong is
in the middle, you have to start at one end
and dissasemble using a dead blow hammer
and whatever tools you need to pry with.
kinda difficult to say...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,251
Posted By leewaytoo

would you want your auto body guy to just spray ...

would you want your auto body guy to just spray
a rust inhibitor over rust or would you rather
the rust was removed via sanding or a grinder?
04-12-06, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 36,558
Posted By leewaytoo

well it has been my experience that it is...

well it has been my experience that it is actually
the other way around. you cannot "normally" shoot
lacquer over an oil based product.

shooting or brushing an oil based product over
lacquer...
04-11-06, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 21,268
Posted By leewaytoo

you might, i would get it with the roller, then ...

you might, i would get it with the roller, then
pad out the flat areas.
simply a matter of the right amount of material
in the roller, thereby avoid drips onto the drop cloth.

also, the acrylic...
04-11-06, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 36,558
Posted By leewaytoo

please explain? what "reactive problems"...

please explain?

what "reactive problems" will occur when applying
poly over a lacquer surface that has been
prepaired properly?
04-11-06, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 21,268
Posted By leewaytoo

why not use an acrylic finish? apply it with...

why not use an acrylic finish?

apply it with a pad and an extension handle.
or roll it on and pad it out.

your ceiling will have little exposure to abuse.

acrylic drys much quicker.
less...
04-07-06, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,463
Posted By leewaytoo

buy heavy bodied stripper by the gallon, and...

buy heavy bodied stripper by the gallon,
and paint thinner by the gallon.
apply stripper to a couple treads
at a time, what you can reach.
tape off any areas that you dont want stripper
to ruin....
04-04-06, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,751
Posted By leewaytoo

take some paint thinner and wipe it on the...

take some paint thinner and
wipe it on the table top with a
lint free white rag.
do the whole top.

does it absorb into the table top
or just sit there?
04-04-06, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,129
Posted By leewaytoo

why not try a heat gun to peel the paint off? ...

why not try a heat gun to peel the paint off?

maybe try a hair dryer set on high first to see
if it will work before buying a heat gun, if at all.
04-01-06, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,012
Posted By leewaytoo

something to consider, if you sand veneer...

something to consider,

if you sand veneer with 100 then finish with 150,
how many times do you think you will be able
to refinish the piece before you have no veneer
to sand.

if the piece is...
03-30-06, 04:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,094
Posted By leewaytoo

the following are the principal ingrediants in ...

the following are the principal ingrediants in

Oxford Ultima Spray Lacquer by target.


Acrylic Copolymer Resin

Unusual Fire And Explosion Hazards: Flammable Liquid. Vapors are heavier...
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