On Thursday, January 24, 2013 10:26:12 PM UTC-5, Larry Jaques wrote:
is called fast-build >> primer surfacer or "sanding primer". > > >Judging f
rom his photos, I don't think those would even *begin*
to smooth >his parti
cle board. Not without many, many coats at least. Half the roughness appear
s to be the adhesive left from the contact paper. Sanding that off is near
to impossible. BTDT, struck out.
No actually the "rough" areas are where there is the least adhesive. Pullin
g the original vinyl off took with it miceoscopic particles of the particle
board leaving behind the relatively rough areas. The relativiely smooth ar
eas actually have more adhesive residue left behind.
The pics where taken on the Macro setting. So I guess it looks worse than i
I tried the drywall mud a couple more times and it is really difficult not
sanding too much back off. By the time I get the ridges down the "rough" ar
eas start to show again. (I'm about to give it another shot).
Hand sanding is too work intensive so I've been trying my orbital and also
my finishing sanders.
Staten Island, New York.