Solving Common Wood Finishing Problems
(Recommended reading for all finishers)
Regardless of your finish of choice, water or solvent based, both modern and
traditional coatings require many of the same considerations for application success.
• Select a recommended finish to meet the project requirements.
• Read The Directions.
Most finishes work best at around 72°F and a humidity of 4o% or less.
• Follow the manufactuers guidelines.
Finish drying and curing depend on temperature, humidity and air flow.
So far there is Not a finish material
that says it will dry faster if you are in a hurry!
Creating a Fine Finish, by brush or spray, requires attention to many factors
including environment, finish material, selection of spray or brush equipment, and more.
Read through this entire document so you can spot finish problems
before or as they arise.
This self help problem solving guide identifies the source and the fix for many issues that can prevent the achievement of a perfect finish.