The deck design

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The deck design

Post by toolman » Sun Dec 04, 2011 7:23 pm

ImageImageImageI've installed a hatch in the rear deck.I also used waterbase stain and must wait 72hrs. before I can glass it ,waiting again!

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Re: The deck design

Post by Manjimike » Sun Dec 04, 2011 8:38 pm

Looks beautiful.
Did the wood have a clear coat before applying the stain?, if not how did you stop the stain from spreading outside your lines?

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Re: The deck design

Post by jem » Sun Dec 04, 2011 8:55 pm

Great detail!
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Re: The deck design

Post by toolman » Sun Dec 04, 2011 10:01 pm

I used duct tape instead of mascking tape.Also when I cut it out with an exacto knife you leave a small cut mark and the stain doesn't go past it.

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Re: The deck design

Post by Manjimike » Mon Dec 05, 2011 12:09 am

Thanks Toolman

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Re: The deck design

Post by PiratePete » Mon Dec 05, 2011 12:49 am

Your not the only one who can't wait Terry. I think we all are in the same boat & want so see how that looks once its covered in glass & wet out. . . . Magic. .

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Re: The deck design

Post by Earvin » Mon Dec 05, 2011 4:40 am

Nice :) .
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Re: The deck design

Post by toolman » Mon Dec 05, 2011 4:48 am

The next wait period once its done is for spring .Hope the wife likes it it's her Christmas gift.

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Re: The deck design

Post by toolman » Tue Dec 06, 2011 11:35 am

Manjimike wrote:Looks beautiful.
Did the wood have a clear coat before applying the stain?, if not how did you stop the stain from spreading outside your lines?

Cheers
Mike
Also Mike when I cut out the design I used a paint roller to make sure the tape was down firm.There was a coupe of small bleed through spots so because the stipe area was so small I clued 220 grid sand paper to a ton que depressor and was able to use the thin edge to sand it out. :)

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Re: The deck design

Post by woodman » Tue Dec 06, 2011 5:58 pm

toolman wrote:I used duct tape instead of mascking tape.Also when I cut it out with an exacto knife you leave a small cut mark and the stain doesn't go past it.

That is a good trick to know..makes sense ..thanks

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