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floridamom

12:34PM | 02/24/05
Member Since: 02/23/05
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Help. We had major huricane damage in our house. the 2nd floor is a massive white cedar tongue and groove catheral ceiling , that has been lightly painted with an oil base paint.( purchased the house this way)The cedar appears to have survived but the natural grey is really coming through now, very patchy though. We need to redo ceiling. It is so massive I can't imagine sanding. So the questions is what to paint with? AS I said Oil base paint already there. Do I have to use Oil base again? can I use a stain? Would like more of a wood look not paint. Help. We will have to do this ourselves.

florida mom

5slb6

01:55AM | 02/25/05
Member Since: 07/28/02
1356 lifetime posts
I would think that you will have to sand as the more product you put on the wood the more it will cover up the grain of the wood.

So does the ceiling have stain or thinned down oil based paint made to look like stain?

floridamom

04:19AM | 02/25/05
Member Since: 02/23/05
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It appears to be thinned down oil base paint.

florida mom
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