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Simon
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a month ago

Thanks @MitchellMc I used the Dulux Metalshield range of spray paints. Two coats of Etch Primer and top coat each, plenty of drying time, etc. Very ha ...

Simon
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Some quick before and after photos of a recent vintage furniture restoration project. My partner purchased this valet chair/butlers stool off Facebo ...

Simon
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July 2020

This is incredible @DungeonDweller @Jason

Simon
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June 2019

Hi @dannyrus,I would apply a primer sealer onto the exposed concrete. Two coats would be better, 1 litre of paint should be plenty.All paint brands ha ...

Simon
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July 2018

Welcome @pabloEB,Bare set plaster is more common in older properties. By chance is there any heritage listings attached to your property? This isn't a ...

Simon
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April 2018

You have a couple of options - most of the big brands have what you need.Dulux's 'All in One' or Taubman's '3 in 1' are almost identical in quality an ...

Simon
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April 2018

I'd advise against sanding MDF @0mfg33kette. Best adhesion to an MDF surface would always be a suitable primer/sealer/undercoat.With using a Sharpie o ...

Simon
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April 2018

Hi @0mfg33ketteA couple of points in response to your questions:1 - Are you sure the timber is a veneer? If so, you could be limited with your options ...

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Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
Bunnings Team Member
a month ago

You'll find the durability of the paint should get better as time goes by @Simon. Epoxy paints touch dry fairly quickly but can take up to two weeks t ...

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
Bunnings Team Member
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a month ago

That's an exceptionally unique chair and a fantastic project, @Simon! It's always nice to keep original elements, but unfortunately, that's not al ...

Community Manager Jason
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Workshop community update #80 Hi all, It has been fantastic to see Workshop community members respond to @Kim2's woodworking challenge in recen ...

McCurdies
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Hi, my husband made me a privacy screen for our patio by using pallets and im going to plant succulents in the pots to hang on the screen and other si ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
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March 2017

Sounds like a great project @McCurdies. I'm sure the Workshop community will be happy to recommend some paint for you. Are you planning to use a pai ...

Wayne
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Community Manager's note: Love this project? We have step-by-step instructions for building your own here - How to build a drill charging station

Powerpuff25
New Contributor
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October 2016

If the cupboard has a gloss paint or vanish on it, you will have to sand. Sanding allows the paint to stick to the surface. I would give it a sand reg ...

kaylah_rose
Experienced Contributor
4 replies
March 2016

I love our cathedral ceiling in our living room! Was basically what sold the house for me.

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Simon
Junior Contributor
1 reply
a month ago

Thanks @MitchellMc I used the Dulux Metalshield range of spray paints. Two coats of Etch Primer and top coat each, plenty of drying time, etc. Very ha ...

Simon
Junior Contributor
3 replies

Some quick before and after photos of a recent vintage furniture restoration project. My partner purchased this valet chair/butlers stool off Facebo ...

Simon
Junior Contributor
3 replies
July 2020

This is incredible @DungeonDweller @Jason

Simon
Junior Contributor
June 2019

Hi @dannyrus,I would apply a primer sealer onto the exposed concrete. Two coats would be better, 1 litre of paint should be plenty.All paint brands ha ...

Simon
Junior Contributor
3 replies
July 2018

Welcome @pabloEB,Bare set plaster is more common in older properties. By chance is there any heritage listings attached to your property? This isn't a ...

Simon
Junior Contributor
7 replies
April 2018

You have a couple of options - most of the big brands have what you need.Dulux's 'All in One' or Taubman's '3 in 1' are almost identical in quality an ...

Simon
Junior Contributor
1 reply
April 2018

I'd advise against sanding MDF @0mfg33kette. Best adhesion to an MDF surface would always be a suitable primer/sealer/undercoat.With using a Sharpie o ...

Simon
Junior Contributor
3 replies
April 2018

Hi @0mfg33ketteA couple of points in response to your questions:1 - Are you sure the timber is a veneer? If so, you could be limited with your options ...

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