Spray Guns - Fine Woodworking Tool Guide

Spray Guns

In professional shops, where time is money, spray guns rule. And, new innovations in spray equipment have made this technique suitable for the hobbyist.What Counts: • Gun Type: High-volume low-pressure (HVLP) spray guns can be powered by a compressor
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  • Tool Test: Turbine HVLP Spray SystemsTool Test: Turbine HVLP Spray Systems

    by Teri Masaschi

    If you’ve considered setting up a spray system for your shop, turbine-powered HVLP systems are the way to go. They take up almost no floor space when you’re not ...

  • How to Troubleshoot a Spray GunHow to Troubleshoot a Spray Gun

    by Jeff Jewitt

    When everything works correctly, a spray gun delivers a thin, even coating of finish that makes furniture look fantastic. But what to do when everything is not ...

  • Spray-Gun ChoicesSpray-Gun Choices

    by Mitch Kohanek

    Thinking about making the leap into spray finishing? Looking to achieve a professional, off-the-gun finish at last? It may seem that you're facing equipment choices ...

  • All About Spray GunsAll About Spray Guns

    by William Duckworth

  • Touch-up Spray GunsTouch-up Spray Guns

    by Jeff Jewitt

    Jeff Jewitt admits a penchant for spray guns, and of all the ones in his shop, he prefers the touch-up gun the most. He uses them for applying finishes to smaller ...

  • Turbine HVLP Sprayers Keep Getting BetterTurbine HVLP Sprayers Keep Getting Better

    by Chris A. Minick

    Chris A. Minick inspects five high-volume, low-pressure spray units to see how they handle in the woodshop. He researched their history and shares tips on how to ...

  • TLC for Spray GunsTLC for Spray Guns

    by Andy Charron

    Without careful maintenance, it won’t be long before a spray gun starts spitting. Andy Charron explains here how to maintain your sprayer equipment, be it high ...

  • Which Spray System Is Right for You?Which Spray System Is Right for You?

    by Chris A. Minick

    Finishing chemist Chris A. Minick explains how a spray gun works and how gun composition affects the kind of finishes you can spray. There are internal and external ...

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Apollo Sprayers International - 835 Turbospray

Tested with the A7500 QT non-bleeder-style gun

Apollo Sprayers International - ECO-3/E7000 Gun

Unique feature that keeps the gun from spitting air when it gets low on material

Campbell Hausfeld - HV2002 Spray System

Requires must adjust three controls to change spray pattern

Campbell Hausfeld - HV3000 Spray System

Did not produce a symmetrical spray pattern

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