Working With 4X8 Plywood
- Use sharp blades
– Whether cross-cutting or ripping, a sharp blade will
- Use the Right
Blade – There are a myriad of saw blades available; choose a
blade that best matches your specific cutting requirements.
Things to consider that affect the cut are: The number of teeth,
teeth angle, teeth width, and rake of the blade.
- Circular Saw –
cut with the “best face” down.
- Table Saw –
cut with the “best face” up.
How to Paint Plywood
1. Fill in the cracks
with crack filler and knock down any high spots.
2. Use a floor sander
with 220 grit to sand the surface smooth (plywood has a thin
3. Vacuum the surface
4. Prime the surface with
a high quality primer; oil based paints work best for floors.
5. Apply a minimum of two
coats of the selected color/colors and allow three days to dry.
6. After the paint has
dried, apply a minimum of two coats of non-yellowing, water-based
urethane; allow two days to dry.
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