Finishing aid gets to the point(s)
When I replaced the plastic chair mat in my home office, I realized it would be a great help for finishing projects. Turned upside down, the little nibs on the bottom lift the project high enough to prevent finish from pooling at the edges. And, because the nibs are located every square inch, I can set a project of any size or shape anywhere on the mat. Plus, it protects my bench from overspray and drips, and it easily stores out of the way next to my sheet-good scraps.
—Dave Campbell, WOOD® magazine