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Gelled A coating which has thickened to a jelly like consistency making it unusable.
Glaze A type of wiping stain applied over a sealed or partially sealed (washcoat) surface and then sealed in with the topcoats. Glazing stains are NOT intended for use on bare wood though thick gel stains can be used as a glazing stain.
Gloss The sheen or ability to reflect light. Flat finishes have no gloss. High gloss finishes are very shiny. Also known as sheen.
Gloss Retention The ability to retain the original sheen during weathering.
Glycol Ether A group of relatively slow evaporating, strong solvents.
Grain The direction, size, arrangement or appearance of the fibers in wood.
Grain Raising The swelling and raising of wood fibers caused by absorption of water.
Grit A measure of the size of abrasive particles used in the manufacturing of sandpaper. Grit can also be measured as the number of particles in an square inch of sandpaper surface.

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