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Paper towels and CA finish

Discussion in 'Tutorials and Tips' started by John Torchick, Mar 28, 2017.

  1. John Torchick

    John Torchick

    Jan 24, 2010
    Southeast Tennessee
    When my grandson and I turned the pens for his parents, the paper towels started to smoke a bit. I tossed them on the bare concrete floor to"settle" down. This way I can count how many coats of CA I have applied rather than rely on my memory. Also, I got the idea of putting them in a can of water and pushing them down with a piece of wood to completely soak them.
  2. Bill Boehme

    Bill Boehme Administrator Staff Member

    Jan 27, 2005
    Dalworthington Gardens, TX
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    Good tip. I do this outdoors because the fumes are really unpleasant. I prefer using Bounty paper towels because I have found them slower to fume than some other brands. Paper towels are hygroscopic so store them in a dry place indoors for less problems with fuming.

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