Father Haskell wrote:It is very true that coarser surfaces offer more tooth than gloss surfaces,
> On Nov 13, 5:25 pm, "Gramp's shop" <lawrence.r.tarn...@gmail.com>
>> As you may recall, I've been working on a little coffee table outta
>> reclaimed cherry. Construction is complete and I've elected to
>> finish it with oil-based satin poly. I've used 400 wet/dry between
>> the first and second coat and am thinking of switching to 0000 steel
>> wood for the next three coats. Opinions?
> Wet-dry paper would probably give a better tooth than steel wool,
but better tooth is not quite accurate. You could scuff with a 3M pad, 1000
grit paper, 0000 steel wool, and all would give proper tooth. I know that a
lot of people like to scuff with coarse papers like 320 or 400, but even
0000 steel wool is enough to provide tooth and degloss sufficiently for
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