I painted my bookcases interiors with a very dark latex and a primer
underneath. I allowed the bookcases to completely cure for 2-3
months before waxing, buffing and loading up with books. It has had
use for 15 years and never had any stickyness or damage and still
The keyword you need to look for is "non-blocking". If it's "non-blocking"
then it's not sticky to books and the like. Some latex is non-blocking,
BTW, remember not to assume that waterborne=latex--it doesn't anymore.
On Wed, 28 Oct 2009 08:09:23 -0400, J. Clarke wrote:
Thanks - I knew I forgot something. But IIRC it is true that darker
colors are less likely to be non-blocking.
I don't remember ever seeing a latex can that said non-blocking on it,
but its been a few years since I used latex. I'll read some cans next
time I'm in an appropriate store.
Intelligence is an experiment that failed - G. B. Shaw
We built 33 bookcases for this house to add to the ones we brought and
painted the new ones all black. They are simple in design, but strong
and the almost not there look improves the display of thousands of books.
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