What grit sandpaper do you use between coats of polyurethane?
Then, do you have to sand in between coats of polyurethane?
A: There's no need to sand between coats of finish if you apply each coat within the recommended amount of time. However, you might want to sand lightly before the final coat just to make sure the last coat goes on smoothly.
Secondly, how do I get a smooth finish with polyurethane? How to Get a Smooth Polyurethane Finish
- Overview: Materials and techniques.
- Tip 1: Sand out pencil marks.
- Tip 2: Maintain a clean work area.
- Tip 3: Wipe the project with mineral spirits.
- Tip 4: Use a roller on large, flat surfaces.
- Tip 5: Finish both sides at once.
- Tip 6: Use wipe on poly for small or tight areas.
- Tip 7: Lightly sand with pads and paper.
Also to know, do you sand the final coat of polyurethane?
No, you don't sand the final coat. You make sure you either spray it, or lay it on nice and even. Sand the previous coats to make sure there is a perfectly flat and even base for the final coat.
How do I apply a second coat of polyurethane?
Issue sanding between coats of polyurethane
- Apply a THIN coat of Minwax® Fast-Drying Polyurethane using a high-quality natural or foam brush.
- Let dry 4-6 hours. Then lightly sand entire surface with fine sandpaper (220 grit) to ensure an even finish and proper adhesion.
- Apply second coat. If third coat is desired, repeat step 5 before application.