Oh pshaw, on Thu 19 Oct 2006 07:50:03a, elanamig meant to say...
Is this truly "cheesecloth" or is it "lining paper"? Some types of lining
paper have a fabric backing and/or surface. The purpose of using it is to
provide a smoother surface for conventional wallpaper application on top of
it. Generally, the lining paper is applied over the wall surface using a
vinyl adhesive. It is then coated with sizing as one would do to a
conventional wall surface before applying the finish wallpaper. Lining
paper is very useful for covering cracked walls, grooved wood paneling,
etc., when wallpaper is desired. It definitely does not provide a good
surface for painting, unless you are planning on using a textured paint.
The fabric texture will show through ordinary paint.
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