hard finish


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hard finish

A finish coat consisting of gypsum plaster and lime troweled to a smooth, hard, dense finish.
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I use yacht varnish as it has a good hard finish - this stops all of your hard work from getting chipped or scratched.
"This is the start of a very hard finish to the season for us," said Westwood.
A few wipes and the smats were gone; a little polishing gave a smooth, hard finish. Rain repellency was good, making this one of our top picks.
"It was a hard finish as it was uphill, but we knew what we had to do.
Also unfamiliar is a portrait called 'Mrs Howard' from a private collection in Boston, but this is outclassed by its companions and reveals the hard finish and lack of workshop integration common in Van Dyck's very late work.
That gave the soil-contacting surfaces a hard finish that would take a shine and wear well, while the remaining parts were softer, tougher and more break-resistant.
The stresses involved in metamorphosing objects of this scale from raw to hard finish cannot be overestimated.
This will build up a hard finish to the surface of the wood.
At the right depth, the pool switches over from hard finish to vinyl, with a faceplate securing the liner.
'It's an extremely hard finish. If you start too late, it's all over and waited a long, long time.'
IGC Technologies, Inc., introduced its Dura-Kote protective coating, a proprietary blend of materials that places a super hard finish to the high wear areas of tooling, increasing its wear life by two to three times that of chrome or nickel plating.
"It's a really hard finish up the hill and I think it suits him.