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Old 10-26-2011, 07:12 PM   #1
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My wife and I are currently in the process of repainting our kitchen cabinets. We have finished the cabinet boxes already and are pleased with the results. Used 1 coat of BIN primer and 2 coats of BM satin impervo thinned with 10% naptha. Happy with the slightly duller sheen from the naptha and brush marks are minimal.

We are planning on spraying the doors in the garage, as I'm not confident enough in my brushing skills to get the larger surface area of the doors to turn out awesome.

I have done a few test pieces with the 10% naptha formula and there was a bit of orange peel look to it. Tried 15% naptha and it was much better but still not exactly where I want it.

Debating how to tweak the formula and was hoping for some feedback. Do I dare thin the mix with 20% naptha or should I switch to mineral spirits as it evaporates slower and stay around the 15% mark? Would adding penetrol to the mix as well be a good choice? I have had the heat in the garage set at around 75, should I drop the temp so the paint dries a bit slower thereby giving it a chance to level out more?

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Old 10-26-2011, 08:41 PM   #2
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And this doesn't even take into account what sprayer you are using and how good or experienced your technique is...
So i don't think there is an answer- you are working it out- keep it up and you'll get it.
I personally only use MS, but that's me . And I usually brush.

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how do I test to see if my existing paint on my cabinets is latex or oil?
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