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Project Showcase => Project Showcase => Topic started by: Dan R on February 20, 2017, 12:32:25 AM

Title: A few of my first signs, and a question
Post by: Dan R on February 20, 2017, 12:32:25 AM
Here is a quick design sign to show appreciation to the cooks at my school, and a sign of what I'd like to call my side business.


One question I have is, can anyone tell me a more effective way to paint oak.  I am shellacking it about 3 coats, then contact paper, then I carve it.    I  apply the paint and let it dry then sand.  I've been finding that the contact paper seems to always let some paint in and when I go to sand it off, it gets really engrained into the wood.

Any suggestions?
Title: Re: A few of my first signs, and a question
Post by: Tom S on February 20, 2017, 08:34:57 AM
I put sealer on before I cut and then after the cutting I paint and then sand with orbital sander. works for me.
Title: Re: A few of my first signs, and a question
Post by: Dan R on February 20, 2017, 04:54:52 PM
Tom, do you spray paint or hand paint mostly?
Title: Re: A few of my first signs, and a question
Post by: Tom S on February 20, 2017, 05:34:11 PM
Tom, do you spray paint or hand paint mostly?
hand paint.https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B8oHeKechMgIRi1tTTN3VmVxM2s?usp=sharing