I built a glider rocker for the porch. It's made with oak and I want to
paint it. I think I should use something to fill in the grain to make the
paintwork look a little smoother. Can I use something like the lightweight
First, it's your project so do what you want.
At the same time, why would you want to paint it? Did it come out
But, if you do decide to paint it, I would use MinWax Wood Filler and
then use a shellac primer.
I admit I feel a little odd painting the piece. It came out fine for
finishing clear but it is going onto our old-fashioned 'sleeping porch' and
would look out of place as brightwork. (And, the oak was available
otherwise I might have used a different hardwood.)
Thanks for the info and feedback.
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