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  1. General Painting Discussion
    I will preface this by saying I am an amateur/hobbyist. I made a small wire sculpture out of 14 ga galvanized steel wire. I want to paint it black and think spray paint is the best way to go as the wire is still fairly flexible. I have read that you should avoid certain paints on galvanized...
  2. General Painting Discussion
    Hi...I'm an artist-blacksmith and need some of your advice on painting metal. Recently made some pieces for outdoors and painted them using Krylon spray primer, paint and topcoat. Pieces look good but the paint isn't very tough and tends to chip. Not sure if I leave it for a while will it...
  3. Surface Preparation and Application
    Hey guys. Just sprayed my first exposed steel lid with Sherwin acrylic dry-fall ;). It went well, but there's always room for improvement as any painter knows. It was dirty existing for 20+ years. I blasted off dust with compressed air. I covered up the floor with tarps to ease amount of...
  4. Commercial and Industrial Painting
    Good Morning Folks, I have a potential client who would like us to repair some steel frames where the rust beneath the paint is coming through. My plan is to wire brush/sand to remove paint, ospho, and two-part epoxy over the affected areas. Below are photos. What would you recommend in this...
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