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Semitransparent Stains on Cedar Siding

By Madelon Wise Posted: 09/03/2014 7:36PM

The favorite FPL report, Installation, Care, and Maintenance of Wood Shake and Shingle Siding, discusses semitransparent penetrating oil-based stains. These stains are similar to water-repellant preservatives (WRPs), but have considerably more pigments than WRPs.


Applying Enamel Wood Undercoat Gives Uniform Topcoat Gloss

Posted: 08/26/2014 3:02PM

Applying a water-base, sandable primer on interior bare wood under latex or oil base enamel topcoats seals porous wood surfaces and sands to a smooth base to maximize topcoat gloss uniformity.


Finishing Systems Go Digital at IWF 2014

Posted by Bill Esler | Posted: 08/21/2014 1:52PM

Finish color matching and formula records got a digital boost at IWF 2014. Sher-Wood SB Stain System, Sherwin-Williams next-generation spray and wipe stains, is the first to use a new Aurora Color System, an intuitive stainware program that stores mix formula libraries online.


TechDude's Wide Belt Sanding Advice Was Most Viewed This Week

By Bill Esler Posted: 08/14/2014 12:05PM

Adam West sees lots of sanding belts at his bench top. As an abrasives troubleshooter and tech adviser, he decided to summarize his advice to machine operators, and got a lot of views. Also popular: a Viet Nam-made table that sets floors on fire.




Does Your Sanding Make Sense? How to Set Your Wide Belt

By Adam West Posted: 08/09/2014 2:22PM

My job as a technician for Dixon Abrasives is to make sanding make sense. Every part of the sanding process must work together to accomplish a few simple tasks. Part 3 of 4


Does Your Sanding Make Sense? What Can Your Sander Handle?

By Adam West Posted: 08/07/2014 2:22PM

My job as a technician for Dixon Abrasives is to make sanding make sense. Every part of the sanding process must work together to accomplish a few simple tasks. Part 2 of 4


Does Your Sanding Make Sense? Inside Wide-Belt Machines

By Adam West Posted: 08/05/2014 2:22PM

My job as a technician for Dixon Abrasives is to make sanding make sense. This is not as simple a task as most people would think. Every part of the sanding process must work together to accomplish a few simple tasks. Part 1 of 4


Spotlight on Sanding Machines for Wood Finishing

Posted by Karen Koenig | Posted: 08/04/2014 3:01PM

Sanding is perhaps the most important step to obtaining a well-finished product. Poor sanding preparation can result in unacceptable finish quality and rework. What follows is some of the sanding equipment available in the marketplace.


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