How to remove wood grain

Task difficulty: Very easy

You want to remove the wood grain on a door so that it can be painted to a glass-smooth finish.

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Step by step process

  1. Step 1

    Step 1

    Ensure the door is dry and free from loose material.

  2. Step 2

    Step 2

    Touch in any screw heads with gloss or any other oil-based paint.

  3. Step 3

    Step 3

    Apply the Fine Surface Polyfilla with a filling knife. Spread over the surface, pressing in well and remove any excess filler before leaving to dry.

  4. Step 4

    Step 4

    For an even smoother finish, rub down with fine grade sand paper. The end result should be bump and blemish free, and ready to paint.

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