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Doodledash Stencilling Tips

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Doodledash Stencilling Tips

I'm constantly being asked for perfect stencilling tips, so here goes . . . • Firstly, seal your piece and allow to dry. Sealing first will allow you to wipe the stencil off easily without damaging your paintwork if you make a mistake. • With your stencil in place (I use a low-tack masking tape or spray mount to secure) dip a soft, small, short bristle stippling brush into the paint and knock most of the paint off onto paper towel. • Hold your brush at a 90-degree angle (straight up) to the stencil and gently stipple. Work your way...

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Curing time for painted furniture

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Curing time for painted furniture

Curing time for painted furniture Whether you are a furniture painter or a purchaser of painted furniture you will have heard about a curing time.   But do you really know why painted and waxed furniture has to cure and what that means?   Do you know what happens during that elusive cure time and why it’s so important? Once paint is applied and sealed with wax it is always best to treat a piece carefully for about 30 days.    What Happens When Paint Cures Most of the paints that we use today for walls, furniture and crafts are water based paints,...

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