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    Painting Furniture

    I have some pine furniture in my room that needs to be painted, right now it is not. I have so kilz primer to prime and seal it with. I have some latex paint or oil paint to paint the final coat on. Does it matter what I use? Ill it air out outside for a couple days.
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    Re: Painting Furniture

    Hi, it`s always best to use either water or oil based for undrcoating and top coat rather than mixing the two types.

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    Re: Painting Furniture

    Is is for an enclosure, if so go water base paint and sealer.
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    Re: Painting Furniture

    Its for a aquarium rack across the room from my bearded dragon. I decided not to put my bearded dragon on a pine stand. The only reptile that might possibly be in a tank on the rack is a musk turtle. The kilz primer is oil based I think, the the paint I want to use is latex based. Could I just skip the primer? I don't care if it looks great, as long as its reptile safe.

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    Re: Painting Furniture

    Quote Originally Posted by clemsonguy1125 View Post
    Its for a aquarium rack across the room from my bearded dragon. I decided not to put my bearded dragon on a pine stand. The only reptile that might possibly be in a tank on the rack is a musk turtle. The kilz primer is oil based I think, the the paint I want to use is latex based. Could I just skip the primer? I don't care if it looks great, as long as its reptile safe.
    If it`s just to rest something on and you`re not too worried about the finish, yes, you can skip the primer. it just means it won`t be very hardwearing, which probably won`t matter anyway, but you should still sand the present surface down a little before applying the new coat, so it gets a "key".

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    Re: Painting Furniture

    Is oil based paint ok if I let it air out.

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