My wife painted 4 paneling boards, she first used liquid sandpaper,
then primed them, and then painted the first coat.
I scratched one a the boards with my fingernail and the paint and
primer came off easily.
Now what should I do? Is there any way to save this paneling or do I
need to just throw it away and start over?
wait a few weeks for it to cure, more if it is humid. Was the paneling
ever waxed , if yes then it may never bond. Also the type of primer
used is specific for that. Generic primer may be at fault. First i
email@example.com (Aaron) wrote in message
Sorry to say, but sounds like the primer didn't stick. Did you use an
acrylic primer? Often these do not work very well on paneling, unless
they're made specifally for difficult surfaces, like paneling, even
then... A good stain sealing/oil based primer, made for sticking to
difficult surfaces will work better on paneling, providing it has a
solid surface to adhere to, i.e., no wax, grease, etc.
Good luck with your project. Hope this helps. Larry
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