These tips and techniques for applying oil-based polyurethane produce virtually flawless results. They include using a roller and using wipe on poly.
How to Roll on Polyurethane. Pour 2 cups of mineral spirits in a paint pan. Place the roller in the pan of mineral spirits and dampen the roller’s surface completely. Place the paint roller immediately in the pan of polyurethane and dampen the roller’s surface completely. Roll the polyurethane on the surface or area .
Apply a very thin coat of polyurethane with a fine brush, foam pad, or cloth. Work with the grain, and avoid applying too much polyurethane to avoid raising the grain. The initial coat should be dry within a couple of hours, and you can apply a second coat.
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Over-working with a roller or brush breaks the chemical reaction in oil-based Make sure to remove all sanding dust before applying the next coat of poly or you .