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Welcome @pabloEB,Bare set plaster is more common in older properties. By chance is there any heritage listings attached to your property? This isn't a ...

Simon
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You have a couple of options - most of the big brands have what you need.Dulux's 'All in One' or Taubman's '3 in 1' are almost identical in quality an ...

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I'd advise against sanding MDF @0mfg33kette. Best adhesion to an MDF surface would always be a suitable primer/sealer/undercoat.With using a Sharpie o ...

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Hi @0mfg33ketteA couple of points in response to your questions:1 - Are you sure the timber is a veneer? If so, you could be limited with your options ...

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Hi everyone, If you are 'uming and ahhing' over whether or not its worth the time and money saving that piece of outdoor furniture before summer hits ...

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Hey @McCurdies, you can use any exterior range of paint for this. Waterbased/acrylics would be the way to go; much easier to apply, faster drying time ...

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Hey @strawdinaryfemIf I were you I would use water based paint once you have sanded the surface. It should be a little cheaper to buy the paint, and m ...

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Hey @KingStreetReno I would try lightly sanding the polyurethane that is on the benchtop currently, and apply a final coat with a brush, rather than t ...

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Workshop community update #80 Hi all, It has been fantastic to see Workshop community members respond to @Kim2's woodworking challenge in recen ...

McCurdies
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Hi, my husband made me a privacy screen for our patio by using pallets and im going to plant succulents in the pots to hang on the screen and other si ...

Community Manager Jason
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Sounds like a great project @McCurdies. I'm sure the Workshop community will be happy to recommend some paint for you. Are you planning to use a pai ...

Powerpuff25
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If the cupboard has a gloss paint or vanish on it, you will have to sand. Sanding allows the paint to stick to the surface. I would give it a sand reg ...

kaylah_rose
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I love our cathedral ceiling in our living room! Was basically what sold the house for me.

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Simon
Junior Contributor
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Welcome @pabloEB,Bare set plaster is more common in older properties. By chance is there any heritage listings attached to your property? This isn't a ...

Simon
Junior Contributor
7 replies

You have a couple of options - most of the big brands have what you need.Dulux's 'All in One' or Taubman's '3 in 1' are almost identical in quality an ...

Simon
Junior Contributor
1 reply

I'd advise against sanding MDF @0mfg33kette. Best adhesion to an MDF surface would always be a suitable primer/sealer/undercoat.With using a Sharpie o ...

Simon
Junior Contributor
3 replies

Hi @0mfg33ketteA couple of points in response to your questions:1 - Are you sure the timber is a veneer? If so, you could be limited with your options ...

Simon
Junior Contributor
1 reply

Hi everyone, If you are 'uming and ahhing' over whether or not its worth the time and money saving that piece of outdoor furniture before summer hits ...

Simon
Junior Contributor
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Hey @McCurdies, you can use any exterior range of paint for this. Waterbased/acrylics would be the way to go; much easier to apply, faster drying time ...

Simon
Junior Contributor

Hey @strawdinaryfemIf I were you I would use water based paint once you have sanded the surface. It should be a little cheaper to buy the paint, and m ...

Simon
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Hey @KingStreetReno I would try lightly sanding the polyurethane that is on the benchtop currently, and apply a final coat with a brush, rather than t ...

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