My mum has just told me that she wants to paint a load of varnished woodwork at her place and has asked me the best way to go about it. Am I right in thinking that there is some kind of primer she could use under her top coat of choice? I thought I’d read about one here or seen it on one of the websites. Any ideas?
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Hi lee Zinsser B- I- N primer sealer,goodluck jason
… Or Pegaprim Isofix - tinted to the topcoat colour; starts to build the colour from the first coat. Remember to degrease (KKO) and abrade to form a key… Could also use something like Glossoff. Get Isofix from Holman Specialist Paint - hand tinted accurately by professionals!
Thanks Andy. Will try and get some photos up later.
Cheers Jason, I’ll have a read up on that one.
Didn’t see you there Martin, thanks for that.
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Hi folks what problem solving primers do you keep on the van?
Think Zinsser: Gardz, Bin, Bullseye 123, Otex high adhesion,
They’re my main ones.
I have in my Van, Otex ( water based and oil ) Zinsser Bin and Coverstain, both paint and spray can plus some Gardz.
Also knocking about is an old tin of Aluminium primer.
Hi martin can you spot prime this product,or do you have to do a whole wall.
Sorry for really late reply!!!.. basically, it’s akin to BIN, so however you use BIN, use Isofix in exactly the same way. I just like that it is available tinted 80% accurate and helps me with the depth of colour of topcoats, as a result.
I’ve found another primer. Johnstones stain block primer. Its oil based & dries quickly. 2 hour recoat just like coverstain. It has very good adhesion & sands glass smooth very easily. Don’t get confused with Advanced stain block primer which is shellac based. Try it . My local jonos trade centre has stopped doing zinsser.
yes the one your talking about heard a few good things,doses it brush nicely.cheers
It brushes well but as it dries fast it can leave brush marks but no more than usual. I rolled a panel but didn’t tip off. It left a texture but easily sanded glass smooth
might be worth thinning down a bit?