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  1. Re: Quality / Durability of different wood stains

    I should clarify. Graining base is an oil-base primer with a sheen
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    Re: Polyurethane vs water based varnish

    Spar Varnish. 5 coats. then every 18 months recoat it
  3. Re: Quality / Durability of different wood stains

    kls, sorry just saw your other reply. If your color went dark on you then consider the graining base. Heres the deal with that. You can apply such a heavy coat of a "blonde paint color" and watch it...
  4. Re: Quality / Durability of different wood stains

    Interesting. Well. So many options on this one. Here are a couple.

    1) You could try bleaching the oak to get the blonde again. There are products for that purpose. The only thing with that is -...
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    Re: paint over wallpaper glue

    Yes. You can paint over the glue with Zinsser Gardz then apply your sand paint.
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    Re: Fiberglass Front Door to Look Like Wood

    annefil, this is fairly easy to change. First you need a product called Old Masters Graining Base. These bases come in a handful of colors that should match the original fiberglass door color.

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    Re: oil stain in wood finish

    Repairing wood finishes on a table for a DIY project can be risky business. Besides there is no photo to see exactly what these cloudy dark spots look like. So I am going to give you 2 options and...
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    Re: Refinish stairway

    An excellent product for filling holes with countless combinations of colors you can mix is called Color Putty Brand putty. To mix colors in between two stock colors, simply mix 50% of one color with...
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    Re: Painting oak grained cabinets

    Here is a sample cabinet door painted with 100% acrylic white paint. This cabinet door has 1 coat of primer and 1 coat of finish. The photo was taken while the paint was wet. There are more photos on...
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    Re: Stair Finishing

    Jon, those stairs do not look bad at all! You can caulk the gaps with an acrylic caulk. Cut the tip of the caulk tube small and make multiple passes. Have a can of water and a damp rag handy. Lay the...
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    Re: Best primer for new drywall

    CHarv, the best primer for bare drywall depends on what expectations you have from the paint you will apply over it. You have a few options, the short answer is – primer is not the best option for...
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