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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 Mix Oil Base Paint.
1. Prepare linseed oil ahead of time by heating it in a double boiler (with water in the bottom) Add 2 percent pure beeswax. Mix the linseed oil thoroughly and allow to cool for one day. Store in an airless container. 2. Put on safety gear (mask,  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 Make An Oil and Wax Based Artist Paint Medium
Warm 8 oz. (240ml.) of the oil in a double boiler or on a hot plate over low heat. Crumble the beeswax into the oil, stirring constantly. Continue stirring just until melted. As soon as the beeswax has melted into the oil remove the pot from the  www.ehow.com
How to Remove Oil Based Paint Pen From Metal.
1. Hold a steel wool pad over a disposable container, such as a clean margarine tub, and pour paint thinner onto the pad until completely saturated. Steel wool pads and paint thinner can be purchased at discount, hardware and home improvement stores.  www.ehow.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
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