Stain penetration wood moistureUploader: Baylor 14 days ago Subscribe 2552
What happens is that the finish deteriorates and cracks faster. Though it is not as durable, " garnet " is by far the preferred sandpaper for hand-sanding bare wood; first because it is a sharper and faster cutting grit, and second because it does not impart color from the grit, as aluminum oxide or silicon carbide can do. Would it be better to leave the RH lower to allow expansion just in case or to keep it high with the risk of contraction? A general guideline for safe varnishing conditions is 50 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit and 45 to 55 percent humidity. Darker and richer floors are noticeable, which many people admire. The purpose of water popping is to re-open the pores of the wood, in addition to raising the grain, so that stain can penetrate deeply into the wood for a nice finish. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.