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  1. Thread: gray fence

    by FordoTV
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    Re: gray fence

    buy some brown water based paint about the same color as the post.. Mix 1 gallen of water to one gallen of paint.. Get a hudson sprayer and go nuts!
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    Re: Uneven Floor Levels

    can you jack up the beam in the garage under the floor??? I did that to mine!
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    Re: Power spray painter suggestions, please

    You really need to thin the paint a little to make it go thru the gun or sprayer..

    It will look like glass ....I've sprayed tons of latex over the years.. But unless you want orange peal 'Thin to...
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    Re: Need lots of help with plaster walls!

    I would personally use "Plaster of Paris" and have... It's fun to work with too... I also used Drywall mud and mixed in a little plaster of paris and a lil water and it worked great..

    I have a...
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    Re: beat up walls need help

    If the wallpaper is not pealing or coming off.. Just paint a coat and then Re-Texture over the wallpaper.. hit the new texture with a few good coats and you should be fine.........
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    Re: Splotchy paint sheen

    You may be dry rolling it too much.. Lay it on a little thicker and keep it wet.. that should fix it!
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    Re: oil or water paint

    Tell her to fork out some cash for a Pro! That may calm her down! or Use Oil...
  8. Thread: paiting

    by FordoTV
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    Re: paiting

    Look at the ceiling and that may determine separation..

    or.. a Kitchen cabinet and sliding glass door or french door may be a good point to separate colors...

    also.. sometimes the kitchen may...
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    Re: Fixing refinished floors

    Maybe just hand sand it along the grain. It's tough to say though..

    The sanders may not work for this type of fix since they may sand areas you don't want touched.

    I would hand sand just the...
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    Re: Another goof-up on that TOH show.

    I agree is was a goof up in the sense that if the drywall or plaster was removed "First" it may have been out of sequence.

    The wet area could get moldy on the back side.. But depending on the...
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    Re: Help with marker removal

    I would "wet sand" the cabinet top with the stain you are going to use...maybe a 150 to 220 grit...

    The stain along with the sanding should get the marker out...

    If not.. Then I would "wet...
  12. Re: remove the paint, not the varnish underneath...

    My doors are around 120 years old and I really wanted to keep the old and aged look, clean them up and match the color. Someone painted a few on the inside and left the outside stained.

    I wanted...
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