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Painting for dummies by Katharine Kaye McMillan

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By Katharine Kaye McMillan

Книга portray selfmade For Dummies portray homemade For Dummies Книги Искусство. Живопись Автор: Katharine Kaye McMillan, Patricia Hart McMillan Год издания: 2007 Формат: pdf Издат.:For Dummies Страниц: 212 Размер: 12,2 ISBN: 0470175338 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:A full-color homemade advisor that walks humans step-by-step via portray and papering initiatives portray & Papering home made For Dummies offers do-it-yourselfers all of the details and suggestion they should tackle the commonest portray and papering tasks and fixes. From acquiring the correct instruments and choosing the best shades and types to priming and prepping partitions, ceilings, and flooring, this colourful advisor, which positive factors over forty initiatives, walks readers via every step, observed through a colour picture or representation. This e-book additionally covers numerous finishings (faux, sponging, colorwashing), borders, papering partitions, matching textures and styles, and making maintenance and touch-ups.

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Cover the furniture with one or more plastic dropcloths (plastic because it’s paint-resistant). Using painter’s tape, tape the dropcloths in place, either to the back of furniture or to the floor. 3. Cover the floor with one or more plastic dropcloths. Tape it down with blue painter’s tape to avoid slippage. Chapter 2: Readying Your Room and Surface 4. 5. 29 Use a screwdriver to remove all window treatments, including draperies, rods, shutters, blinds, shades, and all hardware. Place the hardware in a zip-top bag for safekeeping.

So when is it okay to paint over wallpaper? In these circumstances: If you decide to paint over paper, you need to prepare before you roll on your finish coat. Follow these steps: 1. Make sure seams are snug. ߜ When the paper was hung ages ago 2. Smooth out the surface and give it some tooth by sanding it with 150-grit sandpaper. ߜ When the paper was installed over 3. Dust (or vacuum) the surface. unprimed drywall ߜ When the paper hides holes ߜ When you don’t have the time or energy needed to do the massive fixes 4.

The process of fixing a dent or nail hole in drywall is essentially the same except that you don’t need to use mesh tape because even though it’s dented, the drywall backing is still there (and nail holes are usually pretty small). 53 54 Part I: Preparing for Your Painting Project Repairing Cracks and Small Holes in Plaster Stuff You Need to Know Toolbox: ߜ ߜ ߜ ߜ ߜ ߜ ߜ ߜ ߜ Masonry chisel Hammer Screwdriver Bucket Patching compound or patching plaster Electric hand mixer and one beater (or a drill with a mixer attachment) Broad knife 180-grit sandpaper Clean rags Few new homes have plaster walls anymore because installation requires skilled labor and because the settling and drying out that occur as a home ages cause plaster to crack.

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