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  1. Interior Wood Finishing
    I'm having lost of issues using Behr oil based Enamal. I applied the paint on some closet doors and didn't realize that the paint hadn't fully cured before moving them. After moving the doors i discorded my fingerprints all over. I sanded down the doors with 100 Grit followed by 180 grit. I...
  2. General Painting Discussion
    PROS, Do you use an estimating guide, like one of the national painting cost estimator books? If so which one and why? Also, related question. In sanding a relatively intact deck, for example, for application of a fresh coat of acryllic solid stain, (with a 5" orbital, for example) -- you...
  3. General Painting Discussion
    I am attempting to paint a basement room that is probably 30 years old that has treated pine walls and ceiling. It has a lacquer type finish and I want to paint over it. With all of the tongue and groove joints I think it would be very difficult to strip/sand it down and I'm looking for good...
  4. Surface Preparation and Application
    Hello all, I know very little about painting wood although I have been painting autos and about every type of metal there is for over 10 years Anyway I have a PC desk I want to refinish, at this moment I have no idea what the finish is on it and it looks like it has a huge amount of clear coat...
  5. Surface Preparation and Application
    Used this for the first time myself and so far I like it. A little heavy when working with it - seems like it will be great for small patches. I had to replace a couple of full sheets and fix the rest of the joints on a large garage wall and was wondering about thinning it to make it a little...
  6. Surface Preparation and Application
    I've applied faux finish in the past and that was fine... the situation has been reversed now though! I have a complete living room / dining room that has faux finish on it. I guess the prior home owners son was autistic and went nuts with this stuff. I can honestly say hey did a pretty damn...
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