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LoriTyler

12:36PM | 02/26/00
Member Since: 02/25/00
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We just bought an old farm house and the appliances are all yellow. Is there a way to paint these? What type of paint should I use?

Thanks

Bill Stout

07:08PM | 03/07/00
Member Since: 01/17/00
24 lifetime posts
The simple answer is yes, but...
To get a professional job you will need spray equip (as used for auto painting) and the skill to use it. I just painted a fridge and it turned out beautiful. I used a Pittsburg automotive enamel paint. I sanded it with 440 grit wet/dry paper, washed it thourghly with soap and water, wipped it down with laquer thinner, masked it and gave it three coats. I would not recommend this finish for a novice. However, since this an "old farm house" and if you want to "antique" the appliances, that type of finish can be applied according to the type finish you want. Also, I would stongly recommend against "spray cans o paint". I've never seen a spray can finish that was not streaked. GOOD LUCK!!!
Bill
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