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Online koenbro

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Preparing MDF
« on: March 31, 2018, 12:49 PM »
I plan to spray BM Aura Grand Entrance on MDF and was wondering how to prepare it. Will use a Fuji Q4 turbine. Should I spray shellac, or any other sealer? Any advice is greatly appreciated. Thank you.
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Offline Ves

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Re: Preparing MDF
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2018, 01:26 PM »
Benmoore fresh start

Online koenbro

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Re: Preparing MDF
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2018, 01:36 PM »
Thanks, your reply came just in time. I am at the BM store right now and that's also what they recommend is so I'm going to go with it. Once again, much appreciated!

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Offline Ves

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Re: Preparing MDF
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2018, 01:43 PM »
Thanks, your reply came just in time. I am at the BM store right now and that's also what they recommend is so I'm going to go with it. Once again, much appreciated!

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No problem. Not saying it’s a bad choice, just curious why you chose benmoore grand entrance for final coat?

Online koenbro

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Re: Preparing MDF
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2018, 05:49 PM »
I was searching for a water-based paint that would remind me of European doors. Thus far Aura Grand Entrance comes closest, but am open to learning from others' experience. Any thoughts?

Also, in a more general sense, how would you finish MDF to have a (relatively) tough, glossy finish? Thus far I have only  used BM Advance and General Finishes products. 
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Offline Ves

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Re: Preparing MDF
« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2018, 11:03 PM »
I was searching for a water-based paint that would remind me of European doors. Thus far Aura Grand Entrance comes closest, but am open to learning from others' experience. Any thoughts?

Also, in a more general sense, how would you finish MDF to have a (relatively) tough, glossy finish? Thus far I have only  used BM Advance and General Finishes products.

I personally would use Advance

Offline Pnw painter

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Preparing MDF
« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2018, 01:09 AM »
What are you painting? Interior or exterior?

They’re products aren’t cheap, but you should check out Fine Paints of Europe.

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Offline Ves

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Re: Preparing MDF
« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2018, 01:30 AM »
What are you painting? Interior or exterior?

They’re products aren’t cheap, but you should check out Fine Paints of Europe.

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I paint interiors and exteriors. I was referring to using advance for interior though. And I have heard of them but haven’t used fine paints of Europe yet.

Online koenbro

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Re: Preparing MDF
« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2018, 08:01 AM »
I might be mistaken, but isn't FPoE oil-based?

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Offline Ves

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Re: Preparing MDF
« Reply #9 on: April 01, 2018, 08:47 AM »
I might be mistaken, but isn't FPoE oil-based?

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Eurolux Acrylic Paints
-Eurolux Interior Matte
-Eurolux Interior Flat
-Eurlox Interior Satin
-Eurolux Interior Gloss

Hollandlac Traditional Oil Paints*
-Hollandlac Brilliant — Interior or Exterior
-Hollandlac Satin — Interior or Exterior

Eco Waterborne Paints
-Eco Brilliant — Interior or Exterior
-Eco Satin — Interior or Exterior

Sign Enamel
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Matte Oil Wallpaint

Housepaint
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Online koenbro

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Re: Preparing MDF
« Reply #10 on: April 01, 2018, 08:39 PM »
So FPoE's trim paint is oil-based?
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Offline Ves

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Re: Preparing MDF
« Reply #11 on: April 02, 2018, 12:19 AM »
So FPoE's trim paint is oil-based?

Oil and waterborne