Its a bit of a pain when this happens...
when all I really wanted was clean, crisp lines like this!
So how do I go about fixing this problem?
Let me show you! But first, this only works when your furniture piece is having natural wood and paint treatment. If you're painting stripes in one color and the rest in another color like this...
hold it like a pencil - gives maximum control. You don't want to sand any paint off and have to re-paint!
and sand it off.
Sorry for the sideways pics!! Not sure how that happened!!
And after sanding -
Here the left has been waxed and the right stripe hasn't