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Spray Paint FAQs: how to spray paint plastic, metal, fiberglass, mirror, glass, wood, wicker, masonry, plaster, concrete, canvas, ceramics, MDF, laminate, particle board. Links to posts on pros and cons of spray paint, beginner tips and painting technique, and more.

Spray Paint FAQs: how to spray paint plastic, metal, fiberglass, mirror, glass, wood, wicker, masonry, plaster, concrete, canvas, ceramics, MDF, laminate, particle board. Links to posts on pros and cons of spray paint, beginner tips and painting technique, and more.

You've picked your color, but how many gallons will you need for your room? Calculate the wall area of the room; you'll need one gallon for 450 square feet. To determine the wall area, multiply the height of each wall by its width (don't subtract for doors and windows unless they take up more than half the wall); total the figures for the walls. Add 10 percent for future touch-ups. For two coats, double the number.

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You've picked your color, but how many gallons will you need for your room? Calculate the wall area of the room; you'll need one gallon for 450 square feet. To determine the wall area, multiply the height of each wall by its width (don't subtract for doors and windows unless they take up more than half the wall); total the figures for the walls. Add 10 percent for future touch-ups. For two coats, double the number.

Add penetrol to oil based paints to reduce brush and roller marks, add floetrol to latex. Other painting tips here.

Painting 101 {for furniture, walls and more

Add penetrol to oil based paints to reduce brush and roller marks, add floetrol to latex. Other painting tips here.

Dollar store garment bag spray booth. I'm thinking diffusion for light - photo booth!?!

Use A Plastic Wardrobe For Indoor Spray Painting

Dollar store garment bag spray booth. I'm thinking diffusion for light - photo booth!?!

When spray-painting, put the item in a cardboard box to stop it from getting on everything!

When spray-painting, put the item in a cardboard box to stop it from getting on everything!

The coolest DIY Craft website. So addicting. I really just went there and almost never came out!  Use with caution!

The coolest DIY Craft website. So addicting. I really just went there and almost never came out! Use with caution!

How to quickly paint a room - great tips from a pro painter. I'll definitely be glad I pinned this!

How to Paint a Room Fast

How to quickly paint a room - great tips from a pro painter. I'll definitely be glad I pinned this!

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