How To Dull A Glossy Finish
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Any woodworker deals with the problem of how to dull a glossy finish at least once in their career.Perhaps you sprayed a finish that was glossier than expected, or maybe you purchased a piece of high gloss furniture at a garage sale that would look much better if it wasn't so highly polished.
While achieving a higher gloss finish is easy as pie, dulling a high gloss finish involves a bit more work, and it's easy to see how a novice would be nervous to tackle this project.Today, we'll cover some helpful tips that will teach you how to dull a glossy finish in no time.
What You'll Need There are a few different ways to dull a gloss finish, and depending on which method you go for, you may not need all of the supplies listed below.But, here's a general list of everything you may need for this project: Orbital sanderWet/dry sandpaper or sanding blocks from 220-1200 gritPolishing pads0000 steel woolCoarse polishing compoundFinish of your choice (matte, satin or semi-gloss)Paint brush (if you aren't using a spray finish)Mineral spiritsMethod I: Sanding Out the Gloss This method should be your first stop when trying to dull a gloss finish.
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