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post #21 of 22 Old 07-16-2016, 01:59 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by TomCT2 View Post
Eric - go to Home Depot. get a gander at all the pads/feet/etc available "off the rack"

thin ones, thick ones, thicker ones.
soft ones, hard ones, etc etc etc

in real life, this is not a problem.
That's the plan for Monday morning TomCT2. Hoping too they've got her chosen Behr paint color in an oil. If not likely another outfit should be able to match it.

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post #22 of 22 Old 07-22-2016, 05:30 PM Thread Starter
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I've started painting the desk, Behr semi-gloss oil based that goes on like silk. No one but the builder of course would do this, but when looking across the painted desktop at a low angle, the rivulets [brush marks] and valleys are plain to the eye. My brush isn't a Purdy, likely the next down scale, and with the top only measuring 40" wide, I tried to brush it in one pass, then returning over once to make it even.

Likely it'll smooth out a bit when dry in a few days, very humid here now, but would a few passes with some 400 grit sandpaper in a wood block maybe help this? From above casually it doesn't look terrible, and I realize I'll never achieve a spray-on look, but I think this could be improved.

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