How to Apply Finish with Cotton Pads and Pantyhose Instead of Old Cotton Rags
posted on February 1, 2010 by Woodworker's Journal
Applying finish with cotton pads in pantyhose Cotton pads inside pantyhose provide better control and cleaner application of wipe-on poly in small projects.

I used to use balled-up cotton rags to apply wipe-on poly, but I’ve recently discovered a much better applicator. All you need are a bag of those inexpensive, circular make-up remover pads and some old knee-high pantyhose. I slip two or three of these cotton pads inside the stocking and wrap up the excess. The cotton accepts a good charge of poly that’s still easy to control, and the pantyhose keeps the cotton fibers out of the finish coat. It also lays down a nice, level coating without streaks.

posted on February 1, 2010 by Woodworker's Journal
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