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Tom Palmer
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  • Saint Cloud, FL
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Glazing Accents

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mac Simmons Jan 26, 2011. 6 Replies


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Mac Simmons replied to Tom Palmer's discussion Glazing Accents
"I know this is late, but as they say "better late then never." I have a published article on "Glazing Is My Favorite Finishing Technique."   If anyone is interested e-mail me at:   Mac…"
Jan 26, 2011
Tom Palmer replied to Tom Palmer's discussion Glazing Accents
"A year after beginning this kitchen it is in and we are done. The customer ended up sitting in my shop and applied the glaze accent himself. I wouldn't normally have allowed this, but, I know you hear this coming, this was a 'friend'…"
Mar 9, 2010
Roger Phipps Sr. replied to Tom Palmer's discussion Glazing Accents
"We build cabinet doors here and thats all we do. I've been back on many jobs after the finish work is completed. Some (stain / glaze) jobs look really good, others look, well, (barn paint) comes to mind! I would look for really professional…"
Mar 3, 2010
George robert platt replied to Tom Palmer's discussion Glazing Accents
"Hi Tom, Been there ,I now make up an unfinished sample door ,take it to the clientand have them tell me where tay would like the hangup prior to finishing. George Platt"
Dec 25, 2009
Tom Fortner replied to Tom Palmer's discussion Glazing Accents
"Hi Tom I'm very interested as I'm going through what could become the early stages of the very same thing right now with a glaze job. I know even less than you did about it and the job isn't paying very well so I can't afford to…"
Dec 8, 2009
Tom Palmer replied to Tom Palmer's discussion Glazing Accents
"Follow up if anyone's interested. After meeting with the customer, they decided they only want the accent in the groove. Wahoo! In searching for a solution to this problem, I found three different cabinet sites that state specifically they will…"
Nov 22, 2009
Tom Palmer posted a discussion

Glazing Accents

Working on a job that will apparently never be complete. Finally down to the finish. Customer originally wanted to stain, then decided they wanted to paint with glazing accents. Ok. Five sample doors later, they're still not satisfied. Meeting with him today with my final sample. I'm prepared at this point to say this is what I can provide, if it isn't satisfactory, you'll have to have it done elsewhere. Hope it doesn't come to that.So here's the question: Does anyone know a technique or tool…See More
Nov 21, 2009
Tom Palmer added a discussion to the group Finishing Forum

Glazing Highlights

Doing a glaze finish on some doors. Accents go in a groove around the edge of the door, no problem. But there's a raised bead frame on the raised panel. Customer wants a highlight applied on the outside edge of that bead. I tried a pen, but the tip isn't fine enough. Now I'm using a fine paintbrush. Having a problem rounding the corners. The technique I've come up with is applying the highlight with a paint brush followed quickly by a mineral spirit 'swipe' to remove unwanted excess. Extremely…See More
Nov 20, 2009
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Finishing Forum

This group focuses on everything to do with finishing woodwork, including preparation, staining, and all forms of finish application.
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