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Finishing Purebond Maple Plywood
« on: August 05, 2019, 07:59 PM »
Hello all,

I am finishing up a miter station that has (8) cabinets, (23) drawers, table tops, and a few other odds and ends. I am going to spray finish them with General Finishes Enduro Clear Poly. I am using 3/4" Purebond cabinet grade Maple plywood.

Since these are shop cabinets, I am trying to take the fastest way possible for finishing them.

I would normally raise the grain with a hardwood project, sand, then finish them.

Can I get away with not sanding the Purebond plywood before I spray them with the Clear Poly? Or will the grain be raised too much?


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Offline tjbnwi

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Re: Finishing Purebond Maple Plywood
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2019, 08:47 PM »
I do not raise the grain on plywood.

180 sand to clean up any flaws, shoot, sand, shoot, sand, shoot.


Offline rst

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Re: Finishing Purebond Maple Plywood
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2019, 08:04 PM »
Ditto Tom's sequence...been finishing since 1971 with exactly the same process.