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  Get consistent results time after time with a quick and easy HVLP gun cleaning technique. I use this approach between coats, as well as when I’m finishing up and putting my spray equipment away for the day. 1. Once the job is complete, empty the finish from the spray gun. The fluid chambers and filter, as well as the cap and nozzle set all need to be cleaned for best performance. Luckily, this quick and easy cleaning technique takes only 3 minutes, and uses only 1-2oz. of thinner.   2. Safety Every Day in the Shop It goes without saying that you need to use a

Like so many, I’m always looking for ways to improve my efficiency and save money, while still maintaining the highest possible finish quality. So imagine the excitement I felt when speaking with some of my associates who’d taken the plunge to 3M™ Paint Preparation System (PPS™), telling me they aren’t looking back. Why, I just had to get my hands on it and see for myself “what’s up with 3M™ PPS™”! In this article I’ll explain what the 3M™ PPS™ system is and how it works. And because I’ve been using it with all my spray systems – turbine and compressor

  If you’ve ever sprayed a woodworking finish with a quality HVLP gun like the LX-20 from Fuji, it would be hard to go back to a paint brush.  In fact, it would be hard to settle for a lesser spray gun either, because the controls and mixing chamber of the LX-20 are refined to a new level. I’ve always had good luck spraying lacquer, but I have struggled in the past to spray shellac.  I realized that it wasn’t my choice of topcoat… it was my spray finishing equipment.  The high performance LX-20 HVLP gravity feed spray gun changed all that.             Select

  You know the drill.  You’ve poured your heart and soul into designing and crafting a piece of quality furniture and are excited with how things are coming along.  But, like many, you’re dreading the next and final stage: finishing.  Sure, you could rub on some shellac or a hard wax oil finish and be done with it, but you know that neither are durable enough to stand up over the long run.  After all, wasn’t it your objective to make something you’d be proud to pass along to future generations?  That’s where sprayed finishes come in.  They’re highly durable, fast

For nearly 50 years, Marty Schlosser has been a furniture designer and maker. Although he developed his passion for woodworking at a young age, his interest in spraying stemmed from his desire to finish furniture he created for his family and friends. In the early 90s, Marty’s wife bought him a hardware store quality spray gun to experiment with, and the rest is history! Through dedication, he taught himself the ins and outs of spraying and is now a go-to expert who is often sourced by professionals in the industry to share his knowledge. Marty’s goal is to “generate enthusiasm”

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