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removing one tiny rough spot from painted stool

Posted by linelle (My Page) on
Thu, Jul 19, 12 at 11:35

I'm painting two unfinished parawood stools with BM Regal semigloss in Caliente (blood red). Sanded, primer, sanded, two coats of paint so far. I need at least one more coat of paint, possibly two. Despite my being a novice at this, it's looking pretty good thus far. However, I found a miniscule bit of something on the seat which looks to me like a tiny bit of errant thickened paint. It is VERY small (approx. 1/32" diam.) and not especially noticeable unless you run your hands over it, which, of course, I do.

What should I do about it at this point? I'm afraid any attempt to remove it will mess up the otherwise nice looking seat (it's a counter-height saddle stool). Can I surgically remove it with a very sharp blade?

Your thoughts/suggestions are appreciated.


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RE: removing one tiny rough spot from painted stool

After more Googling that yielded recommendations for lightly sanding between coats of paint, I lightly sanded with 600-grit and the little blip (and I few others I'd missed) smoothed down nicely without disturbing the rest of the surface that another coat of paint shouldn't fix.


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