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Surfing School - Glassing - Glossing Racks


Glassing and glossing racks are virtually identical. The glossing room must have good lighting, and must be absolutely free of dust, bugs, and any air motion. It is also best to glass before dark, as both moisture in the air, and gnats you can barely see will cause big problems with your final product.

After cleaning your hands with acetone, placing the board on the racks, and brushing off any loose dust on the sanded board, take a strip of 1" masking tape about the lame length as the board width and make several passes along both sides of the board. Repeat this process several times with new tape until virtually no fine dust is picked up by the tape. After this final cleaning, the board is ready for pinlining and glossing.



 


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