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by alexh
Sun Feb 27, 2022 10:38 pm
Forum: Q&A Forum
Topic: Mastering post cat conversion varnish
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Mastering post cat conversion varnish

Hi, sorry for the long post but I wanted to show my failures... I have been using the Campbell products for a while. Started out with pre cat tinted (at that time was 275 VOC) and after struggling a while I discovered that the only way to make it work was to slow it down with Butyl Cellosolve. Other...
by alexh
Sat Aug 24, 2013 12:17 pm
Forum: Q&A Forum
Topic: Metallic paint compatibility
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Views: 17768

Metallic paint compatibility

Hi, I'm restoring some painted furniture using ML Campbell solvent based pre cat tinted products. The original finish on these items typically has a some gold striping on the beads and grooves. At the widest they are about 1/8". I would apply this with an artists brush after the topcoat and pro...
by alexh
Mon Nov 07, 2011 10:47 pm
Forum: Q&A Forum
Topic: handpainted tilt-top table
Replies: 4
Views: 5975

Perhaps tape over it and use a light touch with an xacto to cut the tape to the outline if it's not too complex. Jeff Jewett wrote an article in Fine Woodworking on selecting and using tapes for this type of work but I don't have it. As you probably know the blue painters tape is not very good at se...