I recently built two cabinets and bookshelves for my den as built in units.
I (the wife) wants me to paint them rather then stain etc. I do not have a
spray unit but want to get by without brush strokes. Can a foam roller be
used and shud I thin the paint first. I am using a satin finish. The doors
are the biggest problem. Stains and clear coats have worked great without an
issue but this seems to be an entirely different animal.
What Dave said.
Also, Jeff Jewitt did an excellent article about painting furniture in a
recent "Wood Magazine" issue. The same issued had a pine pie safe on
You can buy a reprint of the "Wood" article here:
FWW also did an excellent article on painting last year.
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