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I sanded and painted a wooden dresser. The rep at Lowe's said I don't need a separate sealer, but that sounds fishy to me. Should I put sealer on it too?

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what exactly did you paint the wooden dresser with? – Mike Perry Jul 30 '11 at 22:37

A sealer shouldn't be necessary unless you like the look better.

If you do decide to try a sealer, you need to select one that is compatible with the paint that you used.

It's always a good idea to try out your planned finishing steps on scrap. You can try several variations and decide what looks best.

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