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Fusion Finish??

Dave Member

Any tips on how to achieve this finish, its called Fusion finish here are a couple pics of what they look like

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1/18/16       #2: Fusion Finish?? ...

Why not ask where you got the sample from? Or are you copying your competition?
If I was to try to copy it. I'd first use a solid color finish. Then use amazing glaze then top coat. Is it a MDF sample?

1/18/16       #3: Fusion Finish?? ...

Yes it is mdf where do i get this amazing glaze and yes im trying to copy competition was told i couldnt so now i have to lol

1/18/16       #4: Fusion Finish?? ...

Amazing Glaze is made by ML Campbell.
Spray on dries almost instantly. Sand off with a worn sanding sponge. By the looks of the sample it is sanded off with very straight lines. It'll take practice but do-able.
Have fun!!

1/18/16       #5: Fusion Finish?? ...
Bruce H

All right Dave! Of course you have to. I'd ask one of the competition's employees.

1/19/16       #6: Fusion Finish?? ...
Michael Foscone  Member

I used a technique like this over 20 years ago. After the mdf is primed then base coated. We used a product called tinktor, or something like that. It was basically sprayed on dry and then rubbed off with a red scotch brite pad, then top coated. It was very fragile until it was top coated. And as I remember a large pain in the butt.
Good luck

1/19/16       #7: Fusion Finish?? ...

I think it's an oil based glaze on solid color streaked out with a brush. That would be easier to control than powder glaze like Amazing.

1/19/16       #8: Fusion Finish?? ...

Thom, I think the amazing glaze would be easier to control the detailing rather than a wet glaze. On that sample the "grain" runs in 2 directions. I think the wet glaze would mess up the other direction of grain. IMAO.
Dave have you tried a sample yet??

1/20/16       #9: Fusion Finish?? ...

That's funny that you called me out on that because later I was thinking about it and realized that a powder glaze would be easier, plus even if the original was alkyd, I would much prefer to use Amazing glaze. I wonder if I could make a tool to streak a dry glaze evenly. My next slow time project.

1/30/16       #10: Fusion Finish?? ...
Jason Scott

Would a brass brush work? maybe even a stiff scrub brush with the bristles cut very short.

2/16/16       #11: Fusion Finish?? ...

Dave did you have any luck with the fusion finish. I just saw what I think is the same finish. Is it from a large Saskatoon based cabinet shop? To be honest I think they look terrible. The door was cnc shaker door with v-groove. I could see router marks, not smooth at all. To me that's garage cabinets. You'd never see that in my house. I have yet to see a nice 1 Pc cnc'd door. Just my two cents.

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