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Do you recycle old/leftover product?

We always leave t/u paint behind, but occasionally
have more left over than we'd care to give away...

So EVERY shop ends up with too much product stored,
that may never be used, except as and undercoat.

Here's what I did with some of ours...
(Can you tell work is slow?)
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I usually give it to a friend that wants to paint something like a basement laundry room or spare bedroom, etc. and doesn't really care what color they get.

Or I give it to Blightbusters, a local charity that fixes up houses and buildings
 

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I actually like to have a good assortment of paint around (except too much oil based). I find that as long as I have home projects going on, I'll use a gallon or 2 a month. I've seen people on craigslist looking for paint...I've also given paint to friends for their projects as well.
 

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These paintings WERE done for fun...

The sunflower was a textured sheetrock panel, with fast set mud sculpted using an artists palette knife, then painted with latex.

Did not use a brush on the other two...

They were done with a stir stick and an air nozzle!

It was entertaining...

Gonna try a few more things...
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Well thanks...
I seem to get the most attention from fish.
Trying to figure out if it's the fish, or maybe water...
How about this?
It's after a local commercial ad.
I keep thinking of David Lee Roth...
 

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It's an automotive touch up gun... got a flock of 'em!
They are not really made for heavy body product like latex because the needle/tip combo is too small on the cheapo guns but they are good for some things. $8 to $40 at harborfreight.com
I'll post a pic
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