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PAINTING | BRUSHES :: Purday Value 3 Pack :: $21.74 @ Amazon :: Includes 1" XL-Dale, 1.5" XL-Glide, 2" XL-Sprig. :: I didn't know they made a 3 pack! Great deal! Brush 411: They all have chiseled tips for creating sharp cut lines. Dale--Slender brush for better control. Glide--Fluted handle for trim & painting around trim. Sprig--Beavertail handle is good for walls & ceilings (flat surfaces). | #purdy #paintbrushes

Add a little bit of Floetrol to your latex paint, and it prevents brush marks. For oil based paints, you can use a similar product called Penetrol & more great painting tips......

Great tutorial for using dry brush paint technique: This, That and Life

PAINTING | SEALER :: Modern Masters Dead Flat Varnish :: No more sanding / wet sanding to knock off the shine off varnished furniture! An reviewer stated other water-based poly brands, even the flattest, was too shiny, went on unevenly & never dried. She found this & said the quality was "OUTSTANDING," went on 100x better, dried so smooth (no more sanding btwn coats), had NO SHINE OR BRUSH MARKS & looked like pro work, not a home job (& was able to varnish 4 large pieces of furniture)!

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The Crazy Sisters were right: add floetrol by sherwin williams to your paint when painting furniture or cabinets and it will take away all of those brush stroke marks and leave the paint smooth.

PAINTING | SUPPLIES / PREP :: Add a conditioner--it helps reduce brush marks :: Most pros prefer to use oil-based paint on trim for two reasons: Oil-based paint levels out better & doesn’t dry as fast as water-based, leaving more time to brush & a smoother surface. But water-based paint is more environmentally friendly, less stinky and easier to clean up. So, you can make water-based paint perform more like oil paint by adding latex paint conditioner. Floetrol is a good brand.

Use a brush comb after each use to help you scrape dried bits of paint out of your brush. Your brushes will last longer #paint #tip #painting | From The Home Depot Apron blog