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Old 08-08-2011, 02:27 PM   #11
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Just an update; here's my right side finish and left side pre finish. I'll post more pics after I put the doors on and finish staining this puppy
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Old 08-08-2011, 05:48 PM   #12
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Looking good I always hate seeing something I've spent hours building after the first coat of stain - amazing how much more finished it looks once the second coat goes on though!
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Old 08-08-2011, 05:52 PM   #13
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Looking good I always hate seeing something I've spent hours building after the first coat of stain - amazing how much more finished it looks once the second coat goes on though!
Going home to do 2nd coat tonight Fiance used 300 grit sandpaper and sanded er down, so hoping to see some real results tonight. Doors should go on tomorrow.
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Old 08-08-2011, 05:56 PM   #14
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300 grit - breaking out the big guns ! But yeah, do that between the next couple of coats and it will be pretty smooth! I usually do like 150, 220, then 400 and seems to work well.
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Old 08-08-2011, 10:43 PM   #15
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Second coat is on. I'm debating if I'll do another. If I do a third coat, will I need to sand again?
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Very pretty, great job.
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Old 08-09-2011, 12:12 AM   #17
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Yeah, I'd sand down with the 300 grit again, ideally 400, before putting on a third coat.
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Yeah, I'd sand down with the 300 grit again, ideally 400, before putting on a third coat.
Got it Sanding with 400 tomorrow
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Old 08-17-2011, 10:36 AM   #19
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***UPDATES***

Here is my stand with tank on it completed (minus one door for now)

Do you think I should get more live rock? What do you think of the rock layout that is in there?
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Forgot to hit upload on the pictures
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