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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 02-12-2018, 09:22 AM
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I use flat paint to color the letters. I am guessing that Rustoleum enamel does not allow air and gasses to pass through it, which would of course create a "balloon" that the gases could inflate. If you want to coat the whole thing in a thick plastic coating, you should allow time for it to breathe. I would not coat it right away after cutting the wood.


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DaninVan: I bought a inexpensive 5amp handheld Rigid at HD and used a 1/8" straight cut bit for one sign and then bought a little nicer Amana tapered bit (Amana Tool 45776 Solid Carbide 30 Degree Engraving 0.060 Tip Width x 1/4 SHK x 2-1/4 Inch Long Signmaking Router Bit) for the second sign.
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