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  1. Surface Preparation and Application
    I need advice on how to stain wood and fiberglass doors with SDL (simulated divided lights) and TDL (true divided lights) bars. We are having problems with the stain seeping between the backside of the SDL or TDL bars and the glass.It's also getting behind the sticking around the glass. We...
  2. General Painting Discussion
    Hi there, I have a client who wants to make Hardie Board look like real wood. I was thinking of priming, then a base coat, brushing a stain or glaze and then a clear over that. Does anyone have any suggestions, advice, or experience doing this? Thanks for your help
  3. Surface Preparation and Application
    Hi All, I'm a general Contractor and my painter and cabinet manufacturer have had problems in the past staining birch cabinets. In fact my painter hates it when the client specs out birch. It seems no matter what preparation he does, the stain wants to go on blotchy. The last time he had to...
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