I built a single stair step out of some wood, and I would like to add
something for traction. I was thinking of sprinkling some sand (washed) on
it when I prime it, then maybe another coat of paint on top.
Does this sound like a reasonably effective method of providing some
traction, or is there a better method?
Pumice, not sand, mixed with paint. Doesn't damage the wood when it comes
off like quartz sand. Sold in a can of powder in the paint dept. This is
used on boats.
3M makes a pricey but very good stick-on traction material.
On Fri, 20 Jul 2007 21:43:30 -0700, "Jon Danniken"
The poor man's non-slip surface method is to rough up the finish with
coarse sandpaper. Polyurethane is very non slippery but can be
contaminated by waxs and oils and cleaners. So you need to rough up
the surface with sandpaper. It hardly shows so doesn't affect the
Truck bed liner covering is excellent, too:
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