On Thu, 28 Aug 2003 02:26:02 GMT, firstname.lastname@example.org (Mike) Crawled
out of the shop and said. . .:
stain or dye them,,,not topcoat.
this is to prevent glue squeezout from inhibiting the stain or dye
from penetrating your panel.
that said, i don't do it this way. i have yet to glue a panel to the
inside of the frame.
let er float, and she wont bust up your door.
The masking works good. Be sure to use a good quality painters masking
The reason for prefinishing the panel is to prevent unstained edges from
showing if the wood shrinks in the winter when the humidity is low.
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