TSP application with steel wool - feasible?

llokkiiMay 13, 2012

We're planning to re-paint kitchen cabinets (going fro black to yellow) and have read lots of good advice. I'm wondering if we can use steel wool (not sure how fine a grade) to apply the TSP solution. We could clean and cut some of the gloss at the same time. We're planning to use a primer but not sand; then 2 coats of paint.

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sombreuil_mongrel

Use a 3M scrubbie pad, not steel wool. The scrubbies last longer, steel wool disintegrates and leaves steel shards everywhere, which then rust.
Casey

    Bookmark   May 13, 2012 at 12:06PM
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CaptRandy

2x on rust, if you still want metal pad look at bronze wool pads.

    Bookmark   May 13, 2012 at 2:52PM
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ionized_gw

Why? It seems like a real pain. Just steel wool them off and then clean them with TSP using a sponge.

    Bookmark   May 14, 2012 at 12:41AM
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