spot finishing

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A paint-film defect characterized by small circular or irregular areas having color or gloss different from that of the surrounding background.

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Repairing a small area on a dry painted surface by blending a fresh coat of paint with the dry coating.
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If you're careful, you may be able to just strip off the soft areas and match the rest of the chair by spot finishing.