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Paint brushes

by Kirk650
posted 12-06-2016 08:24 PM

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#1 posted 12-07-2016 04:12 AM

I would agree a good quality brush is a good thing, but for some things who cares and why spend time cleaning up a cheap brush. Biggest complaint is that cheap brushes shed bristles into your finish. A helpful tip for the cheap paintbrushes is to take some tape and wrap it inside out around your hand and rub the brush against the tape. The glue will pull the stray bristles. I save the tape I use to mask something off and wrap it inside out around a stick, same idea but always ready.

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#2 posted 12-07-2016 04:31 AM

I’m with you. If it needs to look good, I break down and deal with the cleaning. For crap I just need to slather something on to protect it, disposables are just fine.

-- Half of what we read or hear about finishing is right. We just don’t know which half! — Bob Flexner

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