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Old 01-17-2008, 01:43 PM   #1
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oil spots(?) bleeding thru paste filler on cabinets


I'm prepping some built-in cabinets for painting.

IAW this forum's (and other) advice, I washed the cabinets 2Xs. 1 time with soap and water, and 1 time with a paint prep "orange cleaner." I also sanded them.

Next I applied a paste filler to hide the grain. BUT it has dried and now I see several oil/grease spots bleeding thru it. YIKES! They appear most frequently around the place where the old cooktop was, and around the sink.

Now what do I do?
a) Sand down (what grit?), and reapply the paste filler?
b) Sand lightly, and apply another coat of paste filler?
c) Nothing, but make sure I apply a good stain blocking primer?

TIA!!!

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Old 01-17-2008, 08:03 PM   #2
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oil spots(?) bleeding thru paste filler on cabinets


I don;t know what a paste filler is, but I can pretty much tell by the name it's not a sealer

You need to seal those stains

Depending on what finish is on there now, and what finish you want to put on their, I'd suggest a pigmented shellac off-hand
Though an oil-based sealer may work also, the shellac is the strongest for no worries
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