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Old 03-13-2011, 08:28 AM   #16
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interesting thread - I usually just wet my hand and run it over my roller cover to help remove any lint and for oil paints, just a damp rag with paint thinner over the roller to do the same.. Don't know if it "sticks" around to do much afterwards....

Oh - did no one catch the first reply that said lacquer thinner for shellac based primers?? Alcohol cleans shellac, lacquer thinner cleans lacquer...

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Old 03-13-2011, 10:05 AM   #17
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I noticed that but I disagree with enough around here, I have to choose my battles wisely.
As to lint, I wrap tape around from end to end, which pulls the lint as it's removed.
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I noticed that but I disagree with enough around here, I have to choose my battles wisely.
It seems to me that painting is not a science and few things boil down to "right" or "wrong".

I could find a tool very useful that someone else may consider a waste of time and vice versa. The same is true for techniques. I could prefer one cleaning method and someone else may prefer another.

I think the smart thing to do is to try all tools and techniques and settle for those that make your job easier.

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I noticed that but I disagree with enough around here, I have to choose my battles wisely.
Bob, that was a response to Mazz's question in the previous post about lacquer thinner and shellac. Not toward you. I think you're doing great. To comment on your post, I agree. I always tell people that whatever you see me doing, it is a result of trial and error and the way I do everything today is the best way I've found to do it. I worked for an uncle years ago who taught me to always ask myself, How can I do this faster and better? And, what kind of tool would make this job easier? He invented a number of tools. BTW, we haven't heard much about your project, how is that going?
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Bob, that was a response to Mazz's question in the previous post about lacquer thinner and shellac. Not toward you. I think you're doing great. To comment on your post, I agree. I always tell people that whatever you see me doing, it is a result of trial and error and the way I do everything today is the best way I've found to do it. I worked for an uncle years ago who taught me to always ask myself, How can I do this faster and better? And, what kind of tool would make this job easier? He invented a number of tools. BTW, we haven't heard much about your project, how is that going?
We are moving the furniture back into place in about an hour. Right now I'm sitting in a lazy boy with my computer on my lap and I'm admiring the view. I'm tired but it feels great!

Just to recap!

In our kitchen/den, living room and dining room, we had the hardwood floors refinished professionally. That left us with no furniture to contend with so we had to take advantage of the opportunity.

In all the rooms, I put up crown molding and painted.

Before painting, I realized that I had already spent a small fortune on tools so I suggested to my wife that we have a professional designer come to our home to help us choose the colors and I think she hit the nail on the head in the color department. It's just amazing what she is able to see in a "color".

Thanks for your help along the way. It was important!

Bob

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