Finishing Touch To Get A Glass Smooth Highly Reflective Finish On Open Grained Wood Such As Ash Elm Hickory Mahogany Oak And Walnut Use A Pore Filler
Finishing touch to get a glass smooth highly reflective finish on open grained wood such as ash elm hickory mahogany oak and walnut use a pore filler is bookmark about Magazine bookmarked by marion with ID 13175958402 was uploaded on 07-02-2019 and has been viewed 100,895 times.
Pore Fillers Photos by Carl Duguay; Illustration by Len Churchill Let's start with a caveat: pore (aka grain) filling is completely optional, even on open-grained wood - it's essentially an aesthetic choice.
If you want to obtain the kind of mirror finish associated with guitars and pianos, then filling the pores makes the job so much easier.Otherwise, skip the pore filling and go ahead with your usual finishing regime.
Pore fillers are typically used on large, horizontal surfaces - the tops of tables, desks, sideboards, dressers and the like.While you can apply a filler to vertical surfaces such as legs and side panels, because these surfaces are less prominent, it's just as expedient to apply a glossy finish or rub out your chosen finish.
Once the filler (and optionally any stain) is applied, you proceed to apply your topcoat, and then to get that glasssmooth look, you end off by rubbing out the finish.There are two ways to fill the pores - with your finish of choice, or using a commercial filler.
If you use a finish to fill the pores, you'll need to apply a number of coats, allowing each coat to dry thoroughly, and lightly sanding between each coat.Five...