Sand between coats of oil paint.

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Julie asked 10 years ago

Do you have to sand between top coats oil paint around windows outside?

2 Answers
MagicDave answered.


JT Creations, LLC answered.

If the second coat will be applied with following more than 3 days after the first coat, yes sanding is needed. You will merely need to sand enough to dull the shine and provide a surface for the new coat to adhere.