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  1. Flooring
    New red oak floors installed over last 2 weeks. Stained with Minwax Dark walnut penetrating oil stain then 2 coats Masterline Satin oil based polyurethane. Secon coat poly applied this morning. Went to check on it this afternoon and found streaking in many places. Attaching pictures. Can anyone...
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  3. Carpentry
    Im currently replacing the treads and risers (risers will be painted). two questions...Im assuming I can just poly the treads WIThOUT staining them correct? and secondly can i poly them prior to installing them? I was thinking of polying them right up until the last coat, i could then...
  4. Painting
    I am new to this forum and would greatly appreciate some advice. I recently painted the builder-grade oak cabinets in our guest bath. I lightly sanded, then applied zinsser cover stain primer. Next I applied two coats of Valspar semi-gloss latex in a dark chocolate milk color. They came...
  5. Painting
    I am painting a shot put, as in a 6-lb iron ball for track-and-field. I sanded off what was left of the old finish. I put on a coat of Rustoleum metal primer (spray). I put on a few coats of oil-based Rustoleum paint (spray). The problem is the protective coating over the paint. I tried a...
  6. Flooring
    I'm in the process of refinishing my floor , but I'm confused about how long to let it sit without putting the furniture back. On the can of polyurethane it says it dries in 2-3 hours, but then it says it if fully cured in one week. so does anyone know when I can put the furniture back in?
  7. Painting
    Hello - My husband and I are rehabbing an old barn. We've added a loft. I have painted the plywood floors with red oil-based paint. I am looking to put a coat (or two) of something on top, so the paint will not wear as quickly. Would a polyurethane work? Or an acrylic lacquer? Or something...
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