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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
How to Get Oil-Based Paint Off Naturally.
1. Mix washing soda and cold water in a plastic container to make a peanut-butter thick paste. 2. Apply the paste to the oil-based paint with a putty knife. 3. Leave the paste on the wall for four hours. The paste must remain moist while it is on the  www.ehow.com
How to Use Latex Paint With Oil-Based Primer.
1. Prepare the surfaces to be primed and painted by replacing material that cannot be fixed, scraping loose paint (or strip back to bare wood if doing a complete renovation) patching any holes and sanding to provide a uniform surface. Remove all the  www.ehow.com
How Can I Paint Over Oil Base Paint?
1. Sand the surface to be painted with sandpaper, applying firm pressure as you go along. Continue sanding until the surface painted with oil-based paint is dull and feels rough to the touch. Wipe the sanded surfaces with a soft, dry rag to remove  www.ehow.com
How to Paint a Fiberglass Door With Exterior Oil Based Paint.
1. Use the metal putty knife or a regular plane screwdriver to remove the bolt from the hinges on the fiberglass door. Remove the fiberglass door and place it atop two sawhorses. Open the container of mineral spirits. Apply a small amount to a rag.  www.ehow.com
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