Have you heard of a 'Dry' Glaze?

margieb2July 11, 2007

Has anyone heard of a glaze that is sprayed on, drys right away and then gets "dusted" off for lack of a better word? I was told by my cabinet maker that this form of glaze is more common now than the kind that stays wet longer and is wiped off. Should I be concerned?

-Margie

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kmealy

Guess it's not all that common? ;-)

    Bookmark   July 20, 2007 at 12:24PM
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margieb2

And that makes me just a little bit nervous!

    Bookmark   July 20, 2007 at 1:17PM
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Jon1270

By "dusted" he might mean 'lightly sanded.' I don't know much about any sort of glaze work, but this seems plausible to me.

    Bookmark   July 21, 2007 at 5:33PM
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kmealy

I normally brush or wipe on glaze. This allows me to manipulate it to my liking. A year ago, a Mohawk salesman demonstrated an aerosol glaze for me. I was not too impressed with it, so I never followed up. (seemed like an answer for a question that no one asked.) I would not exactly have called it "dry" and it was meant for touch up work.

Maybe these things are local?

    Bookmark   July 21, 2007 at 6:24PM
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margieb2

Apparently Plain & Fancy uses this same glaze method. I believe it is wiped on and then brushed off as it drys rather quickly. Is it difficult or complicated to work with the traditional glaze?

    Bookmark   July 22, 2007 at 8:22PM
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kmealy

Glazing is not hard to do. I use both oil- and water-based, depending upon what finishes I'm using. Most have a good open time, so you can manipulate the finish to your liking and if you don't like it, wipe it off and start over, add another color, etc.

    Bookmark   July 23, 2007 at 2:23PM
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