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Surface Preparation - Timber

The Timber surface you are working with may have to be treated differently depending on its current state.

New / unpainted

For optimal results on a Timber surface in a new / unpainted state, please follow the instructions below for preparation and application. Links to the products utilised in this guide are listed below.

Preparation
  1. Sand down
  2. Remove dust
Application
  1. Apply 1 coat Ultra-BondFirst
  2. Sand down with 150 mm grit paper (or liner)
  3. Apply another coat of Ultra-BondFirst
  4. Apply 2 final coats of Ultralast product of choice
Products that can be used
Previously painted

For optimal results on a Timber surface in a previously painted state, please follow the instructions below for preparation and application. Links to the products utilised in this guide are listed below.

Preparation
  1. Remove all dirt and loose paint by coarse sanding or paint stripper if necessary
  2. If paint stripper has been used, wipe down with laquer thinners
  3. Sand down with 150 grit paper
  4. Dust / wipe off
Application
  1. Apply 1 coat Ultra-BondFirst
  2. Sand down with 150 mm grit paper (or liner).
  3. Apply another coat of Ultra-BondFirst
  4. Apply 2 final coats of Ultralast product of choice
Products that can be used
Fencing

For optimal results on a Timber fence, please follow the instructions below for preparation and application. Links to the products utilised in this guide are listed below.

Preparation
  1. Ensure surface is clean
  2. Sand of loose fibre ends in partularly rough areas and dust off
Application
  1. Apply 1 coat Ultra-BondFirst
  2. Apply 2 final coats of Ultralast product of choice
Products that can be used
Blackened / weathered

For optimal results on a Timber surface in a Blackened / weathered state, please follow the instructions below for preparation and application. Links to the products utilised in this guide are listed below.

Preparation
  1. Rub down blackened layers with steel wool and a solution of oxalic acid or timber restorer or timber bleach.
    (This step method only required if a clear finish is required)
  2. Rinse with clean water and allow to dry
  3. Sand smooth with 150 mm grit paper and wipe clean
Application
  1. Apply 1 coat Ultra-BondFirst
  2. Apply 2 final coats of Ultralast product of choice
Products that can be used
Oil and preservative dressing

For optimal results on a Timber surface where oil and preservative have previously existed, the following instructions may assist for preparation and application. Links to the products utilised in this guide are listed below.

Preparation
  1. Apply a paint stripper
  2. Rub with steel wool and laquer thinners
  3. Rinse with clean water
  4. Allow to dry. Sand down to a smooth finish
Application
  1. Apply 1 coat Ultra-BondFirst
  2. Apply 2 final coats of Ultralast product of choice
Products that can be used