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  1. Drywall & Plaster
    I am a DIY person trying to figure out the best way to add texture to orange peel textured walls. I have looked at venetian plaster (synthetic and real) as well as texturing mud. From what I have read, the mud route would be to buy joint compound, water it down, apply it in desired fashion...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, I own a decorative painting business on Long Island, NY. I picked up a paintbrush for the first time in 1998, and haven't put it down since. I do all phases of faux finishing, Venetian and other plasters, cabinetry/furniture/formica makeovers, murals, etc., etc. My motto is, if...
  3. Painting
    Anyone here have experience with Firmolux Lime Plasters? What do you think of the long term quality? Cost? Do you like other Products more? What's better Lime or synthetic? Pearl Painters Portland Oregon
  4. Painting
    I got into the business of faux painting several years ago when a friend asked me to help do some "glazing". What in the world was that I thought to myself. Well I found out quickly and it was actually kind of fun an not too hard to master. What I found out that really spurred my interest in...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hey folks, I'm Luis and live in San Diego. I've been involved in the decorative and faux finishing business for several years. I'm hoping there are other interested or in the business that would consider sharing techniques, ideas and finish recipes. Taking a faux finish class these...
  6. Painting
    Hi, many of you love the idea of a fine wall finish but the industry is very confusing. People have been asking for some more information. This is off my blog-Getting Plastered (as in fine wall finsihes). This glossary should help clear things up. What's lime got to do with it? The...
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