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#1215037 - 06/09/09 10:56 PM black finishes  
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What do you think is the best black material for a hand rubbed finish? I have tried the target coatings water- based lacquer and had trouble getting enough build on the edges. Is there something better or is back to regular lacquer?

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#1215045 - 06/09/09 11:32 PM Re: black finishes [Re: msks]  
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You might try rounding the edges slightly before coating. If you look at a polyester finish, the edges are always somewhat rounded. The polyester won't stick to a sharp edge. The water-based lacquer may be similar in that respect. I'm not really sure. I've used the Enduro Waterbase, but it's been a while and I don't remember having that problem. If you want sharp edges, you may be stuck with nitrocellulose lacquer.


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