Painting techniques

February 15, 2016

Fine Paints of Europe Eco Hybrid oil enamel

  Fine Paints of Europe on Coronado Home The finest primer and paint available FPOE oil undercoat is a true oil primer in the old tradition. […]
October 29, 2015

Getting your old paint clean!

Super quick tip on getting and keeping your old paint clean Crusty old paint can but pretty good paint inside…how can you get it out and […]
October 22, 2015

Spackles, Bondo and Marine Filler

Be careful, some common fillers will fail! So what is the difference? Here are some of my favorite fillers, an one to watch out for…it will […]
October 15, 2015

Preparing Galvanized Metal

Without proper preparation, paint will peel from galvanized metal! Here are some tips and tricks to get the job done properly so paint adheres for the […]
October 9, 2015

Painting Techniques…Dirty Bucket

Your only paint bucket is dirty….what to do! Here are some tips and tricks to get the job done and paint back in the can when […]
October 2, 2015

Fixing holes in walls

Some holes are just too big to fill with spackle…here’s how to do it Fixing holes in your wall requires a few specialized tools Tools and […]
August 28, 2015

La Jolla Athenaeum Door Restoration

My childhood library in La Jolla is now the La Jolla Athenaeum Music and Arts Library. Driving by as I often do, I noticed the natural […]
August 14, 2015
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Refinishing exterior wood sills

Whether teak, mahogany, oak or douglas fir, Natural stained or varnished wood sills are very pretty. But if not maintained, they can get pretty raggedy looking […]
August 7, 2015

Painting Tricks: Crisp paint lines

Getting a crisp, clean and straight line can be easy as pie if you know the tricks of the painting trade On an inside corner between […]
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