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Paint and stain.....which one first?

Posted by Bruce M on April 5th, 1998 08:46 PM
In reply to stain or paint first??? by M.Logan on April 4th, 1998 06:28 AM [Go to top of thread]

Hi M.Logan
The best way would be to stain/finish natural wood then install it after painting. But if the wood to be naturally finished is already up, then I would stain/finish, let dry and cure (a week or so), then mask it off and paint. Accidentally applied stain/finish can be painted over, but paint on clear wood cannot be stained/finished without removing the paint on it first.


Bruce M

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