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How To: Make a Paint Pail
There are several good reasons not to paint directly out of a can. Instead, make a paint pail of your own within minutes.
Most professionals paint from a pail rather than a can. Painting out of a can is messy, causing rim buildup and dripping. Here’s an easy way to turn an empty paint can into a pail. Use the blade of a five-in-one putty knife to remove the can’s rim in one piece, and use the sides of the pail to remove excess paint from the brush.
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