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  1. Interior Wood Finishing
    A couple of years back we had a customer who really wanted their knotty pine walls painted vs. stained, so we did the work. We applied BIN shellac over the knots to seal them, then a coat of Ben Moore all-purpose primer before painting. The customer was home during the project and fumes were a...
  2. Surface Preparation and Application
    pulling my hair(if i had any) out on this one.repainted cedar shake house 4yrs ago at yr 3 the original primer that has held on for 30 yrs is what is separating from the shakes. i have just started prepping house for repaint but need to ease my mind on how this phenomenon happened. and the worse...
  3. General Painting Discussion
    I just received these photos from one of my former students in Lautoka, Fiji. It seems to me that the paint is chalking but he assured me that it is a latex paint. It is an interior surface and no signs of moisture. Not often you see old latex paint fail like this. I would be interested to...
  4. Surface Preparation and Application
    Doing a project that has some bubbling and peeling on smooth stucco and concrete walls. I don't think the original painter used primer. The HO doesn't want to strip all the paint off and do it right. He wants to address the troubled areas and paint the walls corner to corner. I have not dealt...
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