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February 8, 2017
I planned to sub out the painting but the workflow directed me to tackle the job with students' help.
January 17, 2017
Knowing why paint fails is the best way to get a long-lasting, problem-free paint job.
January 6, 2017
Brian, Rob, and Justin are amazed at builder Mike Guertin’s clever trick for tackling the cheek wall of a cross gable.
December 16, 2016
How to make and use a cut bucket and how to load a brush with the right amount of paint for a great start to your next finish.
December 1, 2016
French doors permit daylight to show off a painted floor.
October 21, 2016
Better brushes provide better paint jobs because they’re made for smooth application, precision, and control.
August 25, 2016
Despite years of practice and the best-flowing finishes I could lay hands on, my skills with a brush plateaued somewhere around “mediocre” on the quality scale. I had always dreamed…
August 11, 2016
In this episode, host and managing editor Justin Fink talks with design editor Brian Pontolilo and associate editor Patrick McCombe about the DeWalt and Milwaukee tool shows and the Paint…
May 13, 2015
I painted my shop this weekend, but I didn’t buy any paint. Instead, I mixed together whatever was left in the cans I had lying around, which produced a reasonably…
March 4, 2015
This "Building Skills" article details the procedures for prepping a steel six-panel door, then painting it to mimic a wood door. A sidebar discusses the tools needed for the job,…
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