Return to the Paint Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
interior side of an anderson. 6'0 x 6'8 fwg is wood.

Posted by cflaherty (My Page) on
Mon, Nov 14, 11 at 22:25

For our kitchen reno I purchased a brand new Anderson Slider that is currently installed In our DR. I did not know that it was going to be a wood slider and need to be stained and glazed. This is something I have never done before.
The folks who made our cabinets (custom cabinet maker) put the same stain on our slider as our cabinets but now I have to finish the job. We did get an estimate for someone to finish it but it is not in the budget right now.

What should something like this costs?

What do I need to get to DIY?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: interior side of an anderson. 6'0 x 6'8 fwg is wood.

To have it done professionally, labor and materials, about $300.

To do it yourself, about $55.

Remove ALL hardware. Remove both panels unless the top and bottom edges were factory sealed.

Caution: Read your warranty! Coverage is excluded if:

Failing to properly seal the exposed wood portions of a product. This includes, but is not limited to, the exposed wood on all sides of a door panel (e.g., exterior, interior, top, bottom, and both sides), a door frame and wood grilles.

If you wish to proceed on your own:

You'll need a high quality brush for "clear" finishes. A Purdy Syntox (straight trim, thin) works well on doors/window sashes.

A quality clear finish. One quart. Varathane is a good choice and readily available. Do not shake this product, stir gently before use.

In-between-coats sanding paper, 400-600 grit. Sand with the grain, never cross it with sandpaper. This is very important at joints, miters, etc.

Apply a minimum of three (3) thin coats, sanded between coats.

If the insulated glass is surrounded by a rubber boot (usually black or gray), keep the sealer off the boot.

Where most DIY door projects fail is around the glass. It takes time and patience to seal the wood edge and reveal next to the glass unit, but it's the most important part if you wish to prevent mold/mildew from forming around that edge.


 o
RE: interior side of an anderson. 6'0 x 6'8 fwg is wood.

Brushworks,
Thank you so much for the detailed info. I neglected to mention that the only wood that is exposed/visible is interior. The exterior is white vinyl like.
I also wanted to ask you if I use the glaze that our cabinet guy gave to us do I still need to put varathane on it? Our cab guy was saying to be real careful not to pull the stain with the brush...I have never put a glaze on top of a stain.
Also,I still need to worry about mold on the interior?


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Paint Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here