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Seal the edges and apply primer on both sides of the surface before painting MDF. This is a porous material that absorbs fluids quickly and produces uneven results without priming. Use protective goggles and a mask to sa... More »

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Some special considerations for painting on medium-density fiberboard include priming, sanding, ensuring a dust-free board and finishing the porous edges. While painting MDF, the paint may dry quickly in an uneven and bl... More »

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Some tips for painting brass would include roughing the surface up with methylated spirits mixed with sand and applying a red oxide primer. Both of these steps help make the surface more smooth and gives the paint someth... More »

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Tips for painting veneer furniture include preparing the surface by sanding, applying a primer and painting with the top coat. If the veneer is in poor shape and applied over solid wood, remove the layer, and proceed wit... More »

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Tips for painting wood trim include opting to both sand and apply primer to wood trim before painting the desired color to remove excess dirt, bumps, scratches and imperfections. Sanding also helps the trim to appear smo... More »

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Prime the paneling with a stain blocking primer. By selecting a primer close to the paint color, only one coat of paint may be needed. Use a sash brush to paint near the corners, ceiling and base molding. More »

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Some tips for painting wrought iron include covering nearby objects to protect them from paint spray, removing the old paint and rust, applying the primer and then the paint. Painting should be done on a warm, dry day, w... More »

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