Problem Solver - Resinous Hardwoods

Problem

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%


Stages

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.

Brewers recommends:
  • Albany Fungicidal Wash 1L
    - A 1 litre concentrated multi surface treatment to prevent the growth of surface mould on timber and masonry

Abrade with 100 grit abrasive paper to remove any loose or flaking areas and to create a key

Brewers recommends:

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 then wipe with Methylated Spirit frequently changing the clothes (Take care in disposing of used clothes)


Apply a suitable primer

Brewers recommends:

Apply a suitable undercoat

Brewers recommends:
  • Albany Undercoat White 1L
    - Excellent covering power, finish for interior and exterior use on wood and metal. Perfect for new work and redecoration.

Apply a suitable topcoat

Brewers recommends: