Problem Solver - Resinous Hardwoods
Hardwoods are mainly from broad leaf trees, slow grown and often dense and can have colour variation and often are highly resinous moisture content should not exceed 18%
Stage 1 - Preparation
Ensure surface is sound, dry and clean.
If any mould or mildew is apparent, treat with a suitable fungicidal solution, rinse again with clean water and allow to dry.
Abrade with 120 grit abrasive paper to remove any loose or flaking areas and to create a key.
If surface requires filling where repairs have been carried out use a two- part filler suitable for timber
Sand the surface using a fine wet and dry paper.
Resinous timber apply a hot air gun to bring excess resin to the surface.
Wipe with Methylated Spirit frequently changing the clothes (Take care in disposing of used clothes)
Stage 2 - Basecoat
Apply a suitable primer
Apply a suitable undercoat
Stage 3 - Topcoat
Apply a suitable topcoat