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How to blend new lacquer into old using flash coats


Issue 290 July 27, 2017



Make new lacquer coats blend invisibly into the existing finish by adding “flash coats” of thinned-down lacquer. Dan Erlewine shows you how.
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blankIn this Trade Secrets video:
  • checkmarkDan’s hiding a repair in a Gibson finish
  • checkmarkDan’s flash-coat recipe
  • checkmarkSanding out between coats
  • checkmarkBuffing to a high gloss

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