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  Topic: CONSOLIDATING OIL RESIN APPLICATION PROBLEM
johnleeke

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PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:38 pm   Subject: CONSOLIDATING OIL RESIN APPLICATION PROBLEM
Jennifer, glad to help, take care and work safe.
  Topic: Sources for Paint Materials
johnleeke

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PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:53 pm   Subject: Alkyd Resin Varnish
Pratt & Lamberts 38 Clear Varnish

Suitable for use in pre-treatment recipes.

http://www.prattandlambert.com/product-selector/homeowner/stains_clears/38_clear_varnish

Made in a range of s ...
  Topic: CONSOLIDATING OIL RESIN APPLICATION PROBLEM
johnleeke

Replies: 13
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PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:02 am   Subject: CONSOLIDATING OIL RESIN APPLICATION PROBLEM
That's an idea worth trying out. Test it on the shingles where you did the previous testing.

I'd scrape the paint off the entire shingle with a sharp new carbide scraper, down to bare wood (some r ...
  Topic: CONSOLIDATING OIL RESIN APPLICATION PROBLEM
johnleeke

Replies: 13
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PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:27 am   Subject: CONSOLIDATING OIL RESIN APPLICATION PROBLEM
The shiny spots have me stumped.

DO YOU THINK I CAN GO BACK AND USE THE OLD FORMULA ON ALL THE WOOD ON MY HOUSE? I USED IT BEFORE ON 2 SIDES. PAINT JOB IS LASTING GREAT. THE ENVY OF THE NEIGHBORHOO ...
  Topic: CONSOLIDATING OIL RESIN APPLICATION PROBLEM
johnleeke

Replies: 13
Views: 122

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Thu May 31, 2018 3:50 pm   Subject: CONSOLIDATING OIL RESIN APPLICATION PROBLEM
Are the same spots shiny? Did any new shiny spots appear?

Try this scratch test to determine how hard or soft the paint film is.

Scratch through the two top coats in the shiny spots and not-shi ...
  Topic: Sources for Paint Materials
johnleeke

Replies: 5
Views: 2087

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 1:11 pm   Subject: Penetrol
Penetrol is a product made by the Flood Company.

From the manfacturer's website:

PENETROL® Oil-Based Coating Additive is a versatile low-odor additive to improve penetration, adhesion and flow o ...
  Topic: Question on an 140 year old Floor Finish
johnleeke

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PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 1:04 pm   Subject: Question on an 140 year old Floor Finish
Ben, Welcome to the Forum!

Follow all safety protocols for interior finishing. (effective ventilation, oily rags in water, etc.) Always test your materials and methods in a small area in a back roo ...
  Topic: CONSOLIDATING OIL RESIN APPLICATION PROBLEM
johnleeke

Replies: 13
Views: 122

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 9:42 am   Subject: CONSOLIDATING OIL RESIN APPLICATION PROBLEM
1. WHY ARE THE SHINGLES SHINY?

OK, here are a few possibilities:

-- Some areas of the shingles (where the shine is) are more dense that other areas and the resins in the pre-treatment have comp ...
  Topic: CONSOLIDATING OIL RESIN APPLICATION PROBLEM
johnleeke

Replies: 13
Views: 122

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 3:05 pm   Subject: CONSOLIDATING OIL RESIN APPLICATION PROBLEM
Jennifer, welcome to the Forum!

Did the vent and facia get exactly the same paint removal, pretreatment, primer and top coat?

How many top coats of paint have you put on?
  Topic: Interior Air Panels, Instructions.
johnleeke

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PostForum: Interior Storm Windows   Posted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:57 pm   Subject: Interior Air Panels, Instructions.
cbabkirk,

Welcome to the Forum.

I have also volunteered with the Window Dressers. My Portland contact with them is Steve Shaw. it's an excellent outfit, doing a lot of good.

I've added them t ...
  Topic: Sash Stile End Check Repair (with Video).
johnleeke

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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sat Dec 30, 2017 2:57 pm   Subject: Re: Sash Stile End Check Repair (with Video).
This is a method for repairing splits at the end of the sash stiles using wood-epoxy repair methods.



Video: Entire method, 20min.

Step-by-Step Procedure

1. Clean out checks and joint, as ...
  Topic: Welcome to the Business Discussion
johnleeke

Replies: 2
Views: 2689

PostForum: Business Side for Preservation Trades   Posted: Sat Dec 02, 2017 3:42 pm   Subject: Welcome to the Business Discussion
Let's hear what you're up to.
  Topic: Door Rail Dropping
johnleeke

Replies: 1
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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sat Nov 25, 2017 2:46 pm   Subject: Door Rail Dropping
It could be mortise & tenon joint, or it could be a doweled joint. About the only clue you could see easily is if the tenons are through-tenons and the ends of the tenons would show on the side ed ...
  Topic: Paint Removal Comparison
johnleeke

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PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:31 am   Subject: Paint Removal Comparison
The following is based on the hundreds of paint removal projects I have done over the past several decades, as a hands-on tradesman, contractor,building owner, and project advisor. I do not offer pain ...
  Topic: Make Your Own Putty
johnleeke

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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:01 am   Subject: Make Your Own Putty
Data from a 1906 analysis of commercially produced glazing putty:

"Good glazing putty consisted of 84-88 percent chalk and 12-16 percent linseed oil. 0.1 percent phenol was additionally added ...
 
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