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What Is Oil Based Paint

Oil based paints refers to paints which do not require water as a medium and they are prepared with a drying oil, like linseed, soya and paint thinner as the thinning component. They usually dry incredibly hard, but they take a long period to dry.
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How to Dry Oil Based Paint.
1. Prepare your painting surface by painting on a layer of glue-chalk gesso. Gesso will absorb some of the oil from the first layer of paint and hasten drying. 2. Mix your oil paint with an alkyd medium or lightly dip your brush into the medium  www.ehow.com
What is thicker oil base or latex paint?
Paint thickness is determined by the amount of about twenty-five cents worth of a thickening agent and different manufacturers formulate their paints to different thicknesses. Normally, the latex paints are thicker than the oil based paints within a  wiki.answers.com
How to Paint Over Non-Oil-Based Stain on Cedar Siding.
1. Remove any vegetation that may interfere with your ability to paint using hedge trimmers. 2. Remove dirt, dust and as much loose or peeling non-oil-based stain as possible form the cedar siding using the pressure washer. Begin on a low setting and  www.ehow.com
How to Get Rid of Oil-Based Marks on a Painted Wall.
1. Wash the oily stain with a clean cloth and a commercial degreasing cleaner. Alternatively, combine equal parts hot water and vinegar to create a degreaser. Vinegar cuts through most oil and grease. 2. Inspect the wall for any remaining oil marks  www.ehow.com
How to Apply Latex Paint Over Oil Based Paint.
1. Clean the surface well to prepare it for painting. Wipe wall trim down with a rag dipped in warm water with dish detergent. Wipe interior walls down with a large sponge dipped in the bucket of warm water with dish detergent. Pressure wash exterior  www.ehow.com
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